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Research Output

2019

Permeation properties of self-compaction concrete

Zhu, W., 20 Nov 2019, Self-Compacting Concrete: Materials, Properties and Applications. Siddique, R. (ed.). Woodhead Publishing Limited, p. 117-130 14 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

On nano/micro-mechanical characterisation of early aged cement paste

Zhu, W., Howind, T., Guriyanova, S., Kummerling, B. & Seufert, S., 2 Dec 2018. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Study of micro-mechanical properties of sea-shell and cement paste using express nanoindentation mapping

Zhu, W., Cusack, M., Chung, P., D. Zea-Garcia, J., Santacruz, I., de la Torre, A. G. & Londono-Zuluaga, D., 2 Dec 2018. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Tuning of calcite crystallographic orientation to support Brachiopod Lophophore

Cusack, M., Chung, P., Zhu, W. & Endo, K., 29 May 2018, In : Advanced Engineering Materials. 6 p., 1800191.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2017

Enhanced erosion performance of cold spray co-deposited AISI316 MMCs modified by friction stir processing

Peat, T., Galloway, A., Toumpis, A., Steel, R., Zhu, W. & Iqbal, N., 15 Apr 2017, In : Materials & Design. 120, p. 22-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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28 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Modification of various properties of HfO2 thin films obtained by changing magnetron sputtering conditions

Mazur, M., Howind, T., Gibson, D., Kaczmarek, D., Morgiel, J., Wojcieszak, D., Zhu, W. & Mazur, P., 25 Jun 2017, In : Surface & Coatings Technology. 320, p. 426-431 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Properties of interfacial transition zones (ITZs) in concrete containing recycled mixed aggregate

Saez del Bosque, I. F., Zhu, W., Howind, T., Matías, A., Sanchez de Rojas, M. I. & Medina, C., Aug 2017, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 81, p. 25-34 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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68 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)

Quantification and characterization of C-S-H in silica nanoparticles incorporated cementitious system

Singh, LP., Zhu, W., Howind, T. & Sharma, U., 1 May 2017, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 79, p. 106-116

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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14 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Impact of heat exposure (fire damage) on the properties of sandstone

Howind, T., Zhu, W. & Hughes, J., 2016, Science and Art: A Future for Stone: Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone”, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, September 6th to 10th, 2016. Hughes, J. J. & Howind, T. (eds.). University of the West of Scotland, 1-9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

Compatibility of Superplasticisers in Concrete with Mixed Recycled Aggregate

Medina, C., Zhu, W., Asensio, E., Saéz del Bosque, IF., Frias, M. & Sánchez de Rojas, M. I., 2015, In : Special Publications (American Concrete Institute). 303, p. 281-292 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of the constituents (asphalt, clay materials, floating particles and fines) of construction and demolition waste on the properties of recycled concretes

Medina, C., Zhu, W., Howind, T., Frias, M. & Sánchez de Rojas, M. I., 15 Mar 2015, In : Construction and Building Materials. 79, p. 22-33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of interfacial transition zone on engineering properties of the concrete manufactured with recycled ceramic aggregate

Medina, C., Zhu, W., Howind, T., Isabel Sanchez De Rojas, M. & Frias, M., 2 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Civil Engineering and Management . 21, 1, p. 83-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of structural, optical and micro-mechanical properties of (NdyTi1-y)O-x thin films deposited by magnetron sputtering

Mazur, M., Howind, T., Gibson, D., Kaczmarek, D., Song, S., Wojcieszak, D., Zhu, W., Mazur, P., Domaradzki, J. & Placido, F., 15 Nov 2015, In : Materials & Design. 85, p. 377-388 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Ocean acidification alters the material properties of Mytilus edulis shells

Fitzer, S. C., Zhu, W., Tanner, K. E., Phoenix, V. R., Kamenos, N. A. & Cusack, M., 6 Feb 2015, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12, 103, 20141227.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Influence of mixed recycled aggregate on the physical - mechanical properties of recycled concrete

Medina, C., Zhu, W., Howind, T., Sanchez de Rojas, M. I. & Frias, M., 1 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 68, p. 216-225

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

106 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacial metallurgy study of brazed joints between tungsten and fusion related materials for divertor design

Zhang, Y., Galloway, A., Wood, J., Robbie, M. B. O., Easton, D. & Zhu, W., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Nuclear Materials. 454, 1-3, p. 207-216

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Reutilización de árido mixto reciclado procedente de los residuos de la construcción y demolición en la fabricación de hormigones

Translated title of the contribution: Reuse of recycled aggregate mixed waste from construction and demolition in the manufacture of concreteMedina, C., Zhu, W., Frias, M., Howind, T., Asensio, E. & Sánchez de Rojas, M. I., 2013, Actas del I Congreso Internacional de Construcción Sostenible y Soluciones Eco-eficientes. Mercader Moyano, P. (ed.). Seville, p. 127-135 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2012

Calcium leaching performance of cementitious materials: Nanoindentation results and model predictions

Howind, T., Zhu, W., Gaitero, J. J. & Dolado, J. S., Apr 2012, 2nd International conference on Microstructural-related Durability of Cementitious Composites. Ye, G., Van Breugel, K., Sun, W. & Miao, C. (eds.). RILEM Publications SARL, p. 735-742

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Correlation of Ca/Si and micromechanical properties in leached grey and white cement pastes

Howind, T., Hughes, J. & Zhu, W., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Nanomechanical study of cement pastes by statistical nanoindentation and peakforce QNM

Zhu, W., Howind, T., Barbhuiya, S., Stark, R., Kümmerling, B. & Dolado, J. S., 2012, 2nd International conference on Microstructural-related Durability of Cementitious Composites. Ye, G., Van Breugel, K., Sun, W. & Miao, C. (eds.). RILEM Publications SARL, p. 726-734 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanotechnology in Construction

Zhu, W., 31 Aug 2012, Nanotechnology & Energy - Science, Promises & Limits. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., p. 190-202 402 p. (Nanotechnology & Energy - Science, Promises & Limits).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

COmputationally Driven design of Innovative CEment-based materials

Zhu, W., 31 Aug 2011, European Commission.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Hydration of C3S, C2S and their Blends. Micro- and Nanoscale Characterization

Puertas, F., Goñi, S., Hernández, M. S., Guerrero, A., Varga, C., Palacios, M., Dolado, J. S., Zhu, W. & Howind, T., Jul 2011, Proceedings of 13th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement. Palomo, A., Zaragoza, A. & Agui, J. C. L. (eds.). p. 282-282

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mapping of mechanical properties of cement paste microstructures

Zhu, W., Howind, T., Hughes, J., Puertas, F., Goñi, S., Hernández, M. S., Guerrero, A., Palacios, M. & Dolado, J. S., 2011, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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Textural and mechanical characterization of C-S-H gels from hydration of synthetic T1-C3S, β-C2S and their blends

Goñi, S., Guerrero, A., Puertas, F., Hernández, M. S., Palacios, M., Dolado, J. S., Zhu, W. & Howind, T., 2011, In : Materiales de Construcción. 61, 302

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of thermo-oxidative degradation on the measured interface strength of glass fibre-polypropylene

Yang, L., Thomason, J. L. & Zhu, W., Oct 2011, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 42, 10, p. 1293-1300

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Decreased material properties of extracellular bone matrix in phospho1-/-hypomineralization model

Finnilä, M. AJ., Huesa, C., Zhu, W., Yadav, MC., Millan, JL., Farquharson, C. & Tanner, KE., 2010, In : Bone. 47, p. S82-S83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structure, composition and mechanical relations to function in sea urchin spine

Moureaux, C., Perez-Huerta, A., Compere, P., Zhu, W., Leloup, T., Cusack, M. & Dubois, P., Apr 2010, In : Journal of Structural Biology. 170, 1, p. 41-49

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)
2009

DEVELOPING PRACTICAL SCC MIXES FOR SURFACE QUALITY AT A SMALL PRECAST CONCRETE PLANT

Zhu, W. & Black, S., 2009, 2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON DESIGN, PERFORMANCE AND USE OF SELF-CONSOLIDATING CONCRETE. Rilem Publications, Vol. 65. p. 766-775 (RILEM Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Multi-scale Study of Calcium Leaching in Cement Pastes with Silica Nanoparticles

Gaitero, J. J., Zhu, W. & Campillo, I., 2009, NANOTECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION 3, PROCEEDINGS. Springer-Verlag, p. 193-198

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanoindentation Study of Na-Geopolymers Exposed to High Temperatures

Belena, I. & Zhu, W., 2009, NANOTECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION 3, PROCEEDINGS. Brittnar, Z., Bartos, P. J. M., Nemecek, J., Smilauer, V. & Zeman, J. (eds.). Spring-Verlag London, p. 169-174

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanoindentation Study of Resin Impregnated Sandstone and Early-Age Cement Paste Specimens

Zhu, W., Fonteyn, M. T. J., Hughes, J. & Pearce, C., 2009, NANOTECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION 3, PROCEEDINGS. Springer-Verlag, p. 403-408

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2008

Assessment of crystallographic influence on material properties of calcite brachiopods

Perez-Huerta, A., Cusak, M. & Zhu, W., Apr 2008, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 72, 2, p. 563-568

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Final report of RILEM TC 205-DSC: durability of self-compacting concrete

Committee, RILEM. T. & Zhu, W., 2008, In : Materials and Structures. 41, 2, p. 225-233 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of interfacial bond properties in GRC using a fibre push-in test

Zhu, W. & Bartos, P., 2008, 15th Congress of the Glassfibre Reinforced Concrete Association International 2008. Curran Associates, Inc., p. 70-70 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2007

Material properties of brachiopod shell ultrastructure by nanoindentation

Perez-Huerta, A., Cusack, M., Zhu, W., England, J. & Hughes, J., 22 Feb 2007, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 4, 12, p. 33-39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoindentation mapping of mechanical properties of cement paste and natural rocks

Zhu, W., Hughes, J. J., Bicanic, N. & Pearce, C. J., Nov 2007, In : Materials Characterization. 58, 11-12 Special Issue, p. 1189-1198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

140 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Use of different limestone and chalk powders in self-compacting concrete

Zhu, W. & Gibbs, J. C., Aug 2005, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 35, 8, p. 1457-1462

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Application of nanotechnology in construction: summary of a state-of-the-art report

Zhu, W., Bartos, P. J. M. & Porro, A., 30 Nov 2004, In : Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions. 37, p. 649-658 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

111 Citations (Scopus)

Bond and interfacial properties of reinforcement in self-compacting concrete

Zhu, W., Sonebi, M. & Bartos, P. J. M., 31 Aug 2004, In : Materials and Structures/Materiaux et Constructions. 37, 271, p. 442-448 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Permeation properties of self-compacting concrete

Zhu, W. & Bartos, P. J. M., Jun 2003, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 33, 6, p. 921-926

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

151 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Uniformity of in situ properties of self-compacting concrete in full-scale structural elements

Zhu, W., Gibbs, J. C. & Bartos, P. J. M., 1 Jan 2001, In : Cement and Concrete Composites. 23, 1, p. 57-64 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Application of depth-sensing microindentation testing to study of interfacial transition zone in reinforced concrete

Zhu, W. & Bartos, P. J. M., Aug 2000, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 30, 8, p. 1299-1304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Use of Portland PFA cement in combination with superplasticizing admixtures

Dhir, R., McCarthy, M. & Zhu, W., Sep 1998, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 28, 9, p. 1209-1216 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Assessment of interfacial microstructure and bond properties in aged GRC using a novel microindentation method

Zhu, W. & Bartos, P. J. M., 30 Nov 1997, In : Cement and Concrete Research. 27, 11, p. 1701-1711 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Citations (Scopus)
1996

Effect of microsilica and acrylic: Polymer treatment on the ageing of GRC

Zhu, W. & Bartos, P., 1996, In : Cement & Concrete Composites. 18, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)