PUBLICATIONS

Journal Publications

Lin W, Butler LJ, Elshafie MZEB and Middleton CR (2018). Performance assessment of a newly constructed half-through railway bridge through integrated sensing. Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE. Accepted for publication.

Butler LJ, Lin W, Xu J, Gibbons N, Elshafie MZEB and Middleton CR (2018). Monitoring, modelling and assessment of a self-sensing railway bridge during construction. Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE. Accepted for publication.

Lau FD-H, Butler LJ, Adams NM, Elshafie MZEB and Girolami MA (2018).  Real-time statistical modelling of data generated from self-sensing bridges.  Journal of Smart Infrastructure and Construction, ICE. Themed Issue on Big Data Analysis. Accepted for publication.​

Davila Delgado JM, Butler LJ, Brilakis I, Elshafie MZEB, and Middleton CR (2018).  Structural performance monitoring using data-driven and dynamic BIM environments.  Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 32(3) 

https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000749

Lau FD-H, Adams NM, Girolami MA, Butler LJ, Elshafie MZEB (2017). The role of statistics in data-centric engineering. Statistics and Probability Letters, Special Issue on the Role of Statistics in the Era of Big Data. Article in-press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spl.2018.02.035

Butler LJ, Xu J, Ping H, Gibbons N, Dirar S, Middleton CR, and Elshafie MZEB (2017).  Robust fibre-optic sensor arrays for monitoring early-age performance of mass-produced concrete railway sleepers. Journal of Structural Health Monitoring. Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475921717714615.

Davila Delgado JM, Butler LJ, Gibbons NJ, Brilakis I, Elshafie MZEB, and Middleton CR (2016).  Management of structural monitoring data of bridges using BIM. ICE Bridge Engineering Themed Issue on Information Technology in Bridge Engineering and Construction, 170 (3): 204 – 218. https://doi.org/10.1680/jbren.16.00013.

Butler LJ, Gibbons N, Ping H, Elshafie MZEB, and Middleton CR (2016).  Evaluating the early-age behaviour of full-scale prestressed concrete beams using distributed and discrete fibre optic sensors. Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 126: 894 – 912. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.09.086.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2015). Bond of reinforcement in concrete incorporating recycled concrete aggregates. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE Special Issue on Sustainable Building Structures, 141(3): 1 – 12.

https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000928.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2014). Towards the classification of recycled concrete aggregates: influence of fundamental aggregate properties on recycled concrete performance. Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, 3(2): 140 – 163. https://doi.org/10.1080/21650373.2014.909752.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2013). Effect of recycled concrete coarse aggregate from multiple sources on the hardened properties of concrete with equivalent compressive strength. Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 47: 1292 – 1301. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.05.074.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2013). Guidelines for the selection and use of coarse recycled concrete aggregates in structural concrete. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2335: 3 – 12. 

https://doi.org/10.3141/2335-01.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2012). Effect of recycled concrete aggregate properties on the mixture proportions of structural concrete. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2290: 105 – 114. https://doi.org/10.3141/2290-14.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2011). The effect of recycled concrete aggregate properties on the bond strength between RCA concrete and steel reinforcement. Cement and Concrete Research, 41(10): 1037 – 1049.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2011.06.004.

Conference Papers

Butler LJ, Elshafie MZEB and Middleton CR (2018). Pervasive fibre-optic sensor networks in bridges: a U.K. case study. The 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Monitoring Proceedings, Melbourne, July 9 – 13, 2018.

Kusel F, Kearsley E, Butler LJ, Skorpen S and Elshafie MZEB (2018). Measured temperature effects during the construction of a prestressed precast concrete bridge beam. The 5th International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, Cape Town, November 19 – 21, 2018.

Butler LJ, Gibbons N, Middleton CR, Elshafie MZEB (2016). Integrated fibre-optic sensor networks as tools for monitoring strain development in bridges during construction.  The 19th Congress of IABSE Proceedings, Stockholm, September 21 – 23, 2016:1767 – 1775.

Butler LJ, Gibbons N, Ping H, Xu J, Crowther P, and Elshafie MZEB (2016). Development of self-sensing concrete sleepers for next-generation rail infrastructure.  International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction Proceedings, Robinson College, Cambridge, UK, June 27 – 29, 2016, Institution of Civil Engineering Publishing:15 – 20.

Gibbons N, Butler LJ, Williamson M, Elwood A, Platt R, Henwood M, Oliver J, Holland P, Dirar S, Arthurs S, Middleton CR, and Elshafie MZEB (2015). Monitoring the early age behaviour of prestressed concrete beams using fibre optic sensors, 16th European Bridge Conference and Exhibition Proceedings, June 23 – 25, Edinburgh.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2013). Guidelines for the selection and use of coarse recycled concrete aggregates in structural concrete, Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board Proceedings, Washington D.C., United States, January 22 – 26.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2012). Effect of RCA properties on the mixture proportions of RCA concrete developed for structural applications, Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board Proceedings, Washington D.C., United States, January 22 – 26.

Butler LJ, West JS, and Tighe SL (2011). Quantification of recycled concrete aggregate properties for usage in bridges and pavements: an Ontario case study, Annual Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada Proceedings, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, September 11 – 14.

Invited Publications

Butler LJ and de Battista N (2017). Railway bridge condition monitoring through integrated fibre optic sensing. Rail technology magazine. Cognitive Publishing Ltd. Invited article.

Lin W and Yoda T (2017). Bridge engineering: classifications, design loading, and analysis methods. 1st Ed. Butterworth-Heinemann. Oxford, UK. 292 pages. Contributing Author to Chapter 13, Butler LJ, Case study: Railway bridge monitoring using fiber optic sensors. ISBN 9780128044339.

Middleton CR, Fidler PRA, and Vardanega PJ (2016). Bridge monitoring: a practical guide. ICE Publishing. Contributing Author of Chapter 10, Butler LJ, Case study: Stafford area improvements programme railway bridges. ISBN 978-0-7277-6059-3.

Butler LJ (2016). Smart alliances make for smarter infrastructure. Infrastructure Intelligence Magazine. Association for Consulting and Engineering, 21, November/December, pg. 30. Invited article.

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