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| 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.
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| Octatube delivered this roof in March 2021.
| Laminating glass together with a PVB or ionoplast interlayer can help mitigate security threats that range from smash and grab burglary, forced entry, ballistics, to even bomb blast.
| A novel approach to generate a flat plate with enhanced stiffness has been identified. This approach is scalable, offering the potential for improved stiffness for both large-format glass and thin, chemically tempered glass.
| Curved glass is fundamental in advanced architecture which incorporates a magnitude of glass with organic forms throughout these cutting-edge design structures.
| Glass is a brittle material. After the stress due to loading exceeds the resistance, a breakage occurs, and the glass is no longer intact.
| Spontaneous breakage of fully tempered glass in facades is under control today when the heat soak process according to EN 14179-1 (2006/2016) is rigorously carried out.
| 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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| This paper takes the curtain wall reconstruction project of the Wuhan Tianhe Airport T2-T3 Terminal building as the research object.
| 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.
| This study delves into the critical aspects of fire safety in laminated glass.
| 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.
| 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”.
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