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| In this contribution, PVB interlayers for highly effective and low-surface coverage bird-friendly laminated safety glass will be described.
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| In this paper, the Sandwich Theory of effective thickness is applied to the evaluation of multilaminate glass fin stability for in-plane flexure.
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| 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.
| This paper seeks to understand the outstanding questions around the potential carbon consequences and benefits of using insulating glass units (IGU) in facades.
| Glass is a brittle material. After the stress due to loading exceeds the resistance, a breakage occurs, and the glass is no longer intact.
| 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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Vulnerability and Protection of Glass Windows and Facades under Blast: Experiments, Methods and Current Trends
| This paper presents a review on the state of art of analysis and design of glass window/facade system under blast loading, with evidence of available experimental outcomes, design methods and trends, open challenges.
Construction technology on dismantlement and reconstruction of point supported glass curtain wall for airport terminal building
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| The main objective of this paper was to assess the performance of a new WFG-unitized facade as a high-performance envelope with dynamic thermal properties.
| This paper presents an approach to the estimation of a window shape for increasing the adaptability of glass façade-cleaning robots to different buildings.
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.
Effect of Interlayer Materials on Fire Performance of Laminated Glass Used in High-Rise Building: Cone Calorimeter Testing
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Calibrated Numerical Approach for the Dynamic Analysis of Glass Curtain Walls under Spheroconical Bag Impact
| The structural design of glass curtain walls and facades is a challenging issue, considering that building envelopes can be subjected extreme design loads.
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