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| In this article, experimental and numerical results obtained for linear structural silicone joints between glass and stainless steel substrates, investigated separately under tensile and under shear loading, are discussed.
| In the second episode of #AskGlaston Flat Tempering Series, we will talk about the new solution to estimate the stress level in glass – online.
| This work focuses on the Transparent Structural Silicone Adhesive (TSSA), produced by Dow Corning.
| Dow has a strong commitment to sustainability and recently introduced the first externally PAS2060-verified carbon neutral silicones for façades.
| The intention of this paper is to address this gap with the aid of photoelasticity as an indirect measuring method in a coordinated way with numerical simulation based on finite element analysis.
| Eurocode-compliant, mesh-independent approach using the FEM
| Thin glass offers the possibility for lightweight and flexible glass façades that could change shape depending on external conditions.
| This paper focuses on a recently developed concept, in which glass is combined with timber to provide post-breakage strength and ductility.
| In this paper, artificial intelligence (AI) will be applied for the first time in the context of glass processing.
| Research has shown that the general approach to determine the bending strength of thermally curved glass with the aid of the four-point bending test for flat glass according to EN 1288-3 is applicable.
| 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.
| The project HYbrid GLAss-Steel Stele (HYGLASS) aims at the realization of a cantilevering hybrid vertical structure working as a stand-alone or a grid-connected smart tower.
| The paper illustrates the design project of the main laminated glass balustrade of a steel staircase installed in the historical Margherita Theatre in Livorno, Italy.
| In this paper, the emphasis is put on explosion resistant glazing systems.
| There are parts of the window inside the glass that play a crucial role in its performance.
| The aim of this paper is to explain how the design intent of a bespoke glazed façade develops from the point of view of the façade consultant BIFF SA.
| The two case studies illustrate how the engineering of glass can fluctuate with design intent in unusual scenarios – when we cannot rely solely on conventional codes and standards to guide the analysis.
| Five commercial glazing system analysis and a project study show the advantages of using Insulated Glass Unit (IGU) edges to mechanically attach glass to buildings.
| Analysis of worldwide glass industry developments and trends.
| The use of laminated glass is becoming more recognized as a safer alternative to monolithic glass due to its glass retention properties.
| The article describes the mechanical behaviour of PVB interlayer and the constitutive models by which the polymer can be represented under different load cases.
| The article examines a modular glass system about its architectural possibilities with a special focus on the connection methodology.