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Seismic assessment and finite element modeling of traditional vs innovative point fixed glass facade systems
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Influence of EVA, PVB and Ionoplast Interlayers on the Structural Behaviour and Fracture Pattern of Laminated Glass
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| 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.
| This paper reports on the spectrophotometric characterization of glazings transmittance for the study of components of a modular façade system and its suitability for the climate of Portugal.
| 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.
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.
| It is hypothesized that the usage of smart glass in the building envelope can provide optimum solutions to adapt buildings to the variable climatic and environmental characteristics.
| Fins are used as decorative (aesthetical enrichment of the facade), functional (sunshade) and structural (stiffening and load-bearing) elements of the facade.
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| The novel curtain wall is achieved by bonding a pultruded glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) frame to the glass producing a composite insulated glass unit (IGU).
| This paper focuses on the fire safety aspects related to the use of fire PV panels and systems in building facades.
| A study was made of the impact resistance of annealed, heat-strengthened, and fully tempered laminated glass using test panels.
| Explosion events represent an extraordinary action for buildings and especially for the building envelope.
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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.
| 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.