Sim, D. N. (1992a) Some misunderstandings concerning the use of blacksmith’s tongs. The Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 26, 63-65.
Sim, D. N. (1992b) The manufacture of disposable weapons for the Roman army. Journal of Roman Military Studies 3, 105-119.
Sim, D. N. (1993a) Experience and experiment: a blacksmith’s comment on the ironworking. In A medieval industrial complex and its landscape: The metalworking, watermills and workshops of Bordesley Abbey. G.G. Astill. (ed.) C.B.A. Research Report.288-291.
Sim, D. N. (1993b) The manufacture of javelin heads. The Arbeia Journal 2, 37-40.
Sim, D. N. and W. B. Griffiths (1993c) Experiments with replica Roman javelins. The Arbeia Journal 2. 1-13.
Sim, D. N. (1995a) Experiments to examine the manufacturing techniques used to make Plumbata. The Arbeia Journal 4, 13-20.
Sim, D. N. (1995b) How an Iron Age smith forged a sword. In How it Was Done? Readers Digest. 288-9.
Sim, D. N. (1995c) Weapons and mass production. In Roman Military Equipment: Experiment and Reality. C. Van driel-Murray (ed.). 1-3.
Sim, D. N. (1995d) Beyond the bloom: bloom refining and artefact production in Roman Britain. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Reading.
Sim, D. N. (1996a) Weapons and mass production. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies 6. 1-3.
Sim, D. N. (1996b) Experiments to Examine the Manufacturing Techniques used to make Plumbatae. ARBIA Journal 4 13-19.
Sim, D. N. (1997a) Roman Chain-mail: Experiments to Reproduce the Techniques of Manufacture. Britannia 28, 359-371.
Sim, D. N. (1997b) Experiments to produce Roman styli by forging and machining on a pole lathe. Antiquity 71, Number 274, 1011-15.
Sim, D. N. (1998a) The reproduction of a Roman hammer. Tools and Trades History Society 60, 17-23.
Sim, D. N. (1998b) Beyond the bloom: Bloom refining and iron artefact production in the Roman World. British Archaeological Reports. International Series 725.
Sim, D. N. (1998c) The examination of two pieces of lorica segmentata from Vindolanda. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies. 9
Sim, D. N. (1998d). Experiments to fire (bake) clay sling shot in an open fire. Arbeia Journal. 6-7
Sim, D. N. (1998e) The use of domestic hearths as a means of annealing carbon steel. Historical Metallurgy Society News Letter 39.
Sim, D. N. and Ridge, I. (2000) Examination of a moulding plane blade from Vindolanda. The Journal of the Historical Metallurgy Society 34. 2. 77-82
Sim, D. N. (2000) The making and testing of a falx also known as the Dacian Battle Scythe. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies 11. 37-41
Sim, D. N. with Connolly, P. and Watson, C. (2001) An evaluation of the effectiveness of three methods of spear grip used in antiquity. Journal of battlefield technology, 4.2. 49-54
Sim, D. N. and Ridge, I. (2002) Iron for the eagles. Tempus. Gloucestershire.
Sim,D.N. (2002) Reinforcing a Roman helmet during the Dacian Wars. Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies 12/13. 105 -107
Sim, D. N. (2003) Roman blacksmithing, in Industry in north-west Roman Southwark: Excavations 1984-8. Frederike Hammer. MoLAS monograph 17. London. Museum of London Archaeology Service.
Fulford, M., Sim, D., Doig, A., (2004) In defence of Rome: a metallographic investigation of Roman ferrous armour from Northern Britain. Journal of Archaeological Science 32. 241-250.
Fulford, M., Sim, D., Doig, A. (2004) The production of Roman ferrous armour: a metallographic survey of material from Britain, Denmark and Germany and its implications. Journal of Roman Archaeology 197-220.
Kaminski, J. Sim,D. 2007 The Production of the Chichester Helmet. Sussex archaeological Collections. 145. 217-221 The Sussex archaeological society. Lewes
Sim, D.N. and Kaminski, K. 2011 Roman Imperial Armour. Oxbow. Oxford