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| This study experimentally investigated the strength behavior of toughened glass with cylindrical near-edge holes via photoelasticity and destroying four-point bending test.
| This paper presents the initial results of a seismic study of silicone bonded glass curtain wall systems, combining both finite element analysis and experimental validation.
| In this paper, the Sandwich Theory of effective thickness is applied to the evaluation of multilaminate glass fin stability for in-plane flexure.
| This paper investigates the influence of Possion´s Effect on the accuracy and applicability of the used linear elastic Euler-Bernoulli beam theory for the determination of the tensile bending strength of thin glass.
| Wide-span glass roofs are becoming increasingly popular as they provide transparent roofing for atriums or entrance areas. Most often, IGU`s (Insulating glass units) are used.
| The project is a facade to access an office building.
| Octatube delivered this roof in March 2021.
| The present work presents the investigation of historical glass and glass constructions in a suburb of Dresden.
| Curved glass is fundamental in advanced architecture which incorporates a magnitude of glass with organic forms throughout these cutting-edge design structures.
| This paper describes the lessons learned when using structural glass to carry out a canopy design integrated into a new façade.
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Construction technology on dismantlement and reconstruction of point supported glass curtain wall for airport terminal building
| This paper takes the curtain wall reconstruction project of the Wuhan Tianhe Airport T2-T3 Terminal building as the research object.
| Christoph Timm, Principal at SOM New York, shared insights on decarbonizing the built environment and the evolving landscape of sustainable construction.
| This study describes what to our knowledge is the first full scale fire resistance tests of Timber-Glass composites beams.
| A review of experimental research and main influencing parameters
| In this paper, the attention is given to a glass facade built in 1962 and currently subjected to accidental bird-strike.
Influence of EVA, PVB and Ionoplast Interlayers on the Structural Behaviour and Fracture Pattern of Laminated Glass
| The research paper gives an idea and compares the structural behaviour and fracture pattern and evaluates laminated glass samples with PVB, Ionoplast and EVA interlayers.
| The latest Glastory blog presents how to overcome interlayer temperature hurdles in laminated glass processing with the prediction method. More of the presentation by Mikko Rantala at GPD 2023.
| This article proposes a methodology for the structural design of multi-layered glass beams considering lateral-torsional buckling.
| Given the growing spread of glass as a construction material, the knowledge of structural response must be ensured, especially under dynamic accidental loads.
| The idea was realized in a collaborative research effort of TU Berlin, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Josef Gartner GmbH that resulted in a full-scale mock-up of a Double‑Skin Facade.
| This study investigates the structural behavior of adhesive bonds of glass and metal using thin, structural silicones in heavily constrained applications.
Get the light & keep the warmth - A highly insulating, translucent aerogel glass brick for building envelopes
| New translucent, structural and modular façade component.
| The objective of this research is to facilitate a waste-free fabrication of doubly curved glass elements and a facile, fast, low-cost mold-making process for the hot bending of glass.