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| The trend in modern architecture towards a steady optimisation of building envelopes is continuing. Beside its function as a design element, a façade also contributes to the building’s energy balance.
| The present research study explores the seismic performance of single laminated glass panels with various point fixing solutions.
| The paper deals with the recycling of laminated glass, especially with the effective separation of glass (in the form of cullet) from the polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer film.
| End-of-life insulating glass units (IGUs) continue to follow a linear, wasteful path from renovation and demolition sites into landfills or low-value recycling.
| In the present work, subcritical crack growth in soda–lime silicate glass is investigated under different environmental conditions.
| In the paper, strategies for reduced order modeling of glass panels subjected to soft-body impact are developed by means of dynamic substructuring.
| In this paper, failure mechanisms are identified for a post-tensioned glass beam system with a flat stainless steel tendon adhesively bonded at the bottom glass edge.
| Structural interlayers in laminated glass have allowed engineers and specifiers to extend and improve the use of glazing solutions in the construction industry.
| This document provides an overview of the causes of sunburst delamination in laminated glass.
Investigation of thermal and electrical performances of a combined semi-transparent PV-vacuum glazing
| In this work, thermal and electrical performances of a multicrystalline silicon based PV-vacuum glazing were characterised using indoor test cell.
| Glass/steel adhesive joints are being used increasingly in the construction industry as they offer significant structural advantages over conventional mechanical fastener approaches.
| In the article, the focus is on an overview of several norms, standards, and research that address the issue of resilience of window systems.
| Designing and building structural, glass-only shells is subjected to two principal boundary conditions: The use of planar or curved glass laminates with limited dimensions and the necessity to provide a structural joint between the adjacent glass modules.
| The new World Trade Center site was rebuilt after 9/11 comprising seven mayor skyscrapers around the memorial site and the 9/11 museum.
| An experimental study under tensile loading at +23, +40 and +60 °C and different glass build-ups
| This paper presents some of major outcomes of Finite Element (FE) numerical methods and simulations that have been explored in the framework of the GLASS-SHARD research project for glass windows and facades under explosion or soft-body impact.
| This latest Glastory blog by Kalle Kaijanen is dealing with the processing of high-strength / structural laminates.
| A new BIM tool processing IEQ data input for building management and energetic optimizations
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Examination of the Load-Bearing Behavior of a Bonded Edge Seal for Fluid-Filled Insulating Glass Units
| This paper presents a study on the development of a bonded edge seal for fluid-filled insulating glass units.