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| Glass is reflective in large angles of incidence. Using this property for the detection of shapes is the basic goal of the research.
| End-of-life insulating glass units (IGUs) continue to follow a linear, wasteful path from renovation and demolition sites into landfills or low-value recycling.
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| Glass units are in demand in structural applications, however, the strength is challenging to predict.
| The current study aims to determine the probabilistic fracture strength of glass plates exposed to arbitrary loading and loading rates by a proposed rate-dependent strength prediction model (SPM).
| The paper presents testing of glass panels, static test and dynamic test by hard body impact.
| A new design approach for loadbearing monolithic glass components of reduced annealing time
Determination and evaluation of the interlaminar shear modulus of polyvinyl butyral using fibre optic sensors
| The study describes the results of the shear modulus of viscoelastic interlayers made of polyvinyl butyral and provides the basis to define and evaluate a model for the finite element analysis.
| In this third episode of the #AskGlaston flat tempering series, Taneli Ylinen deals with the commonly asked question of how to handle the issues with mixed production.
Influence of Elevated Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Transparent Adhesive Glass-Glass Joints
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| Within this research, two sets of real-scale laminated banister panels with the embedded connection were tested.
| The results of the classification of hail resistance classes for different materials for greenhouse enclosures are presented in this paper.
| Color Depth is a material-based research project investigating the optical and structural properties of thick glass.
| The main challenge in the design of the duplex façade was the high aesthetical performance that the façade had to meet.
| The economy globalizes. The industries concentrate. The productions become uniform. Cultural specificities disappear. About architecture and glass in architecture, it is the same phenomenon.
| This first episode is devoted to the white haze phenomenon – one of the most asked about issues in the history of #AskGlaston.
| This paper focuses on a recently developed concept, in which glass is combined with timber to provide post-breakage strength and ductility.
| The use of new generation thin, lightweight and damage-resistant glass, originally conceived for electronic displays, is moving its first steps in the built environment, in particular for adaptive and movable skins and façades.
| Can you name all types of dynamic glazing that are available in today’s market? Are you aware of their particular specifications and strengths? Don’t worry even if you can’t.
A Novel, Demountable Structural Glass System Out of Dry-Assembly, Interlocking Cast Glass Components
| Combining transparency with a high compressive strength, glass enables us to make diaphanous load-bearing compressive members, from beams and columns to free-standing facades and entire glass structures.
| Glass can form and shape a space, creating transparent architecture that can make you feel closer to the outside world.
| This poetry in architecture, one of the most advanced structures in the Nordic countries, Oodi Library exalts the very elements of glass, wood and steel that work in balance as a free-standing masterpiece.
| After seaming, grinding glass edges is another important work step in glass edge processing. The process is primarily used to remove overbreaks and underbreaks at the edges and to process the glass sheets to size.
| Making new and existing buildings as energy efficient as possible is one way to help meet the EU’s CO2 reduction goals.