Edinburgh Research Explorer

Dr Chris Beckett

Lecturer in Geotechnics

  1. Life-cycle analysis of environmental impact vs. durability of stabilised rammed earth

    Arrigoni, A., Beckett, C., Ciancio, D. & Dotelli, G., Jul 2017, In : Construction and Building Materials. 142, p. 128-136 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Macrostructural changes in compacted earthen construction materials under loading

    Beckett, C. T. S., Hall, M. R. & Augarde, C. E., Aug 2013, In : Acta geotechnica. 8, 4, p. 423-438 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Measured and simulated thermal behaviour in rammed earth houses in a hot-arid climate: Part B: Comfort

    Beckett, C., Cardell-Oliver, R., Ciancio, D. & Huebner, C., 1 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 13, p. 146-158 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Measured and simulated thermal behaviour in rammed earth houses in a hot-arid climate. Part A: Structural behaviour

    Beckett, C., Cardell-Oliver, R., Ciancio, D. & Huebner, C., 23 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Building Engineering. p. 243-251 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Notched mini round determinate panel test to calculate tensile strength and fracture energy of fibre reinforced cement-stabilised rammed earth

    Ciancio, D., Beckett, C., Buratti, N. & Mazzotti, C., Feb 2015, Rammed earth construction: Cutting-edge research on traditional and modern rammed earth. Taylor and Francis Ltd., p. 75-78

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

  6. Optimum lime content identification for lime-stabilised rammed earth

    Ciancio, D., Beckett, C. T. S. & Carraro, J. A. H., 28 Feb 2014, In : Construction and Building Materials. 53, p. 59-65 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Prediction of soil water retention properties using pore-size distribution and porosity

    Beckett, C. T. S. & Augarde, C. E., Apr 2013, In : Canadian geotechnical journal. 50, 4, p. 435-450 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Rainfall-induced landslides: Development of a simple screening tool based on rainfall data and unsaturated soil mechanics principles

    Suradi, M., Fourie, A., Beckett, C. & Buzzi, O., 2014, UNSATURATED SOILS: RESEARCH & APPLICATIONS, VOLS 1 AND 2. Khalili, N., Russell, AR. & Khoshghalb, A. (eds.). CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP, p. 1459-1465 7 p.

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

  9. Rammed Earth incorporating Recycled Concrete Aggregate: a sustainable, resistant and breathable construction solution

    Arrigoni, A., Beckett, C., Ciancio, D., Pelosato, R., Dotelli, G. & Grillet, A-C., Oct 2018, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 137, p. 11-20 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Rammed earth: an overview of a sustainable construction material

    Ciancio, D. & Beckett, C., 2013, Proceedings of the 3rd Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies Conference. p. 1-9

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