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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.
Experimental and Numerical Simulations of Climatic Loads in IGUs by Controlled Change of Pressure in the Gap
| This article presents the results of an experimental campaign with a representative IGU sample.
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| Fins are used as decorative (aesthetical enrichment of the facade), functional (sunshade) and structural (stiffening and load-bearing) elements of the facade.
| 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).
| The tightness of the gap in insulating glass units is a necessary factor to maintain good thermal insulation of transparent glazing.
| This paper focuses on the fire safety aspects related to the use of fire PV panels and systems in building facades.
| This paper focuses on the load-carrying behaviour of laminated glass panel supported merely along four edges subjected to compressive force.
| 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.
| Dow has a strong commitment to sustainability and recently introduced the first externally PAS2060-verified carbon neutral silicones for façades.
| 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.
| This paper offers an in-depth exploration of EVA-based encapsulants, which are widely used in the photovoltaic industry but also have potential for specific architectural glass applications.
| Within ongoing research at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, a set of real-scale insulating glass panels with embedded laminated point connections was tested.
| In this study, double-laminated glass plates are impacted by 7.62 mm armour piercing (AP) bullets, and their ballistic limit velocity and curve are determined both through experimental tests and numerical simulations.
| In the paper, strategies for reduced order modeling of glass panels subjected to soft-body impact are developed by means of dynamic substructuring.
| Structural interlayers in laminated glass have allowed engineers and specifiers to extend and improve the use of glazing solutions in the construction industry.
| In this study, we investigate double-laminated glass plates under ballistic impact through experimental tests and numerical simulations.
| The current study aims to determine the probabilistic fracture strength of glass plates exposed to arbitrary loading and loading rates by a proposed rate-dependent strength prediction model (SPM).
| The article presents some basics about the processing steps of glass edges surfaces, introduces the considered grinding and polishing cup wheels and gives an overview of the performed experimental examinations.
| The paper presents testing of glass panels, static test and dynamic test by hard body impact.
| The durability of an innovative polymeric coating recently developed by the authors to prevent stress corrosion in annealed glass is herein examined.
| The impact of building glass breakage on personnel injury was considered in this model.
Determination and evaluation of the interlaminar shear modulus of polyvinyl butyral using fibre optic sensors
| The study describes the results of the shear modulus of viscoelastic interlayers made of polyvinyl butyral and provides the basis to define and evaluate a model for the finite element analysis.