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Unlocking energy efficiency potential: vacuum-insulated glazing for sustainable buildings - Glastory
| Read more about Antti Aronen's presentation at Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2023, "An enhanced model of thermomechanical loading on a Vacuum Insulated Glazing".
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.
The Effects of the Large-Scale Factor on the Integrity Parameters of Monolithic Fire-Resistant Glass
| Glass structures are subject to high fire safety requirements. Two methods are employed in this work: experimental studies of small-sized and large-sized samples and simulations of heating glass structures.
| 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.
Seismic assessment and finite element modeling of traditional vs innovative point fixed glass facade systems
| This paper aims to assess the seismic performance of glazed facade systems, widely adopted in modern buildings, focusing on point fixed glass facade systems (PFGFSs), also referred to as “spider glazing”.
| 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.
| This study provides important design guidance to the Photovoltaic (PV) solar panel development efforts using the finite element based computations of the PV module under the mechanical loadings.
| 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.
| The current paper explores how digital techniques can be used in the design and manufacturing of an innovative composite façade panel consisting of an additively manufactured polymer core and adhesively bonded thin glass outer sheets.
| This paper investigates the use of bolted and brittle/ductile adhesive connections in glass structures.
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.
Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Glass Panes Exposed to Radiant Heating
| This paper presents the results of an original test series carried out on monolithic glass panes with the dimensions of 500 × 500 mm2 and different thicknesses, under the exposure to radiant heating.
| This paper deals with experiments and numerical simulations of cylindrically curved IGUs.