1. Chemistry of cementitious materials, especially
in use of red mud as building material, and in development of
sulfate resistant cements.
2. Radon precursors in local building materials and
particularly in setting appropriate limits on these precursors
for radiological protection purposes.
3. Atmospheric pollutants in urban atmosphere: occurrence and
health effects. (NO2, SO2, O3,
- W. Pinnock, "Measurement of Radioactivity in Jamaican
Building Materials and Gamma Dose Equivalents in a Prototype Red
Mud House", Journal of Health Physics Vol 61 No 5, pp
- W. Pinnock and J. N. Gordon , "Assessment of Strength
Development in Bayer Process Residues", Journal of Material
Sciences Vol 27 pp 692-696 (1992)
- W. Pinnock, J.Gordon, and M. Moore, "Preliminary
Investigation of Strength Development in Jamaican Red Mud
Composites", Cement and Concrete Composites, Vol. 18 No.
6 pp 71-379, 1996.
- W. Pinnock, and R. Singh, "Use of Passive Monitors to Measure
Atmospheric Nitrogen Dioxide Levels", Jamaican Journal of
Science and Technology, Vol. 7& 8, pp 13-21 (1996 and
- W. Pinnock, "Radon Levels and Related Doses in a Prototype
Jamaican House Constructed with Bauxite Waste Blocks",
Radiation Protection Dosimetry. Vol 81 No 4, pp291-300,
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