COST Action TU0905 Mid-term Conference on Structural Glass

COST Action TU0905 Mid-term Conference on Structural Glass

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Features

  • Further elaborates the application of glass as a structural material
  • Covers very intensive scientific and industrial research and new technological developments
  • Contributions cover all major topics in the field, ranging from in-depth material investigations to full glass structures and facades
  • A timely and appealing resource on this very young and dynamic field
  • Publication issues from probably the largest Structural Glass research network worldwide

Summary

The application of glass as a structural material may seem surprising initially, yet pioneering glass structures were first built two decades ago already. Ever since, Structural Glass has been developing at a very high pace thanks to very intensive scientific and industrial research and new technological developments.

Right at the heart of these rapidly evolving developments, the European COST Action TU0905 'Structural Glass – Novel Design Methods and Next Generation Products' is active. With its main goals of unifying, harmonizing and boosting the ongoing developments in structural glass research, COST Action TU0905 frequently organizes international expert meetings and Training Schools, and supports scientific research missions.

This proceedings volume of the COST Action TU0905 Mid-term Conference on Structural Glass offer a great insight into the latest developments in Structural Glass by means of more than 60 peer-reviewed papers by nearly 140 authors. Contributions cover all major topics in the field, ranging from in-depth material investigations to full glass structures and facades. As such, it represents an appealing work on this very young and dynamic field, and is intended for a global readership of researchers and practitioners, including structural and civil engineers, architects, material scientists, building consultants, contractors, material suppliers and product manufacturers, as well as other professionals involved in the design and realization of structural glass projects.

The COST Action TU0905 Mid-Term Conference was held as a unique event, strongly embedded in COST Action TU0905 'Structural Glass – Novel Design Methods and Next Generation Products'. As such, it reflects the Action’s strong position as probably the largest Structural Glass research network worldwide, and disseminates the ultimate COST philosophy: true cooperation in Science and Technology.

Table of Contents

KEYNOTE LECTURE
Mechanical damage at glass surface
T. Rouxel & P. Sellappan

ACTIONS ON GLASS STRUCTURES
A reduced model for glass structures subjected to dynamic impact loads
M. Fröling, K. Persson & P.-E. Austrell
Use of single layered toughened glass for sound barriers
M. Netusil, M. Eliasova, P. Bouska & M. Vokac
Glazing influence on the seismic resistance of prefabricated timber-framed buildings
M. Premrov, B. Dujic & B. Ber
Hybrid glass structures for building skins – actions and requirements
V.A. Silvestru, M. Zellinger & O. Englhardt

ARCHITECTURAL GEOMETRIES WITH GLASS
Architectural aspect of structural glass roof design
A. Krstic-Furundzic, T. Kosic & J. Terzovic
Design of metal-glass pavilion in urban protected area based on Voronoi generated structure
O. Marina, A. Trombeva Gavriloska, A. Petrovski & M. Matevska
Function follows form... Strategies for integrated design of complex glass envelopes
B. Marradi
Applications for curved glass
J. Neugebauer
Load-bearing behaviour of splice-laminated glass beams for wide spans
E. Trösch & B. Kassnel-Henneberg

FACADES
Assessment of Eurocode 8 limited damage criteria for frame glazed stick walls
B. Bozsó & L.G. Vigh
Development of interactive double skin glass facade with external structural envelope
M. Bugarin & Ž. Domazet
Evaluation of damping properties of structural glass panes under impact loading
A. Ramos, F. Pelayo, M.J. Lamela, A. Fernández Canteli, M.C. Huerta & A. Pacios
Structural design of blast enhanced cable net facades
F. Wellershoff, G. Lori, M. Zobec & K. Osterland
Architectural geometry of timber-glass buildings and its impact on energy flows through building skin
V. Žegarac Leskovar, M. Premrov & K. Vidovic
Innovative design tool to optimize blast enhanced façade systems
M. Zobec, G. Lori, T. Ngo, C. Nguyen & R. Lumantarna

GLASS FAILURE ANALYSIS
The breakage of glass – Thermal shock and nickel sulfide inclusion
E. Mognato & A. Barbieri
Post-fracture behaviour of laminated plates after human impact test
A. Pacios-Alvarez, M.C. Huerta, J. Sánchez & A. Calle
Usage of elastic strain energy for the higher residual strength
S. Reich, B. Weller, N. Dietrich & S. Pfefferkorn

GLASS STRENGTH & AGEING OF GLASS
General technical approval for curved annealed and curved tempered glass in Germany
P. Hof & M. Oechsner
Improving with FEM the glass fracture stress obtained from coaxial double ring test
M.C. Huerta, A. Pacios, A. Germán, M.J. Lamela, A. Fernández Canteli & F. Capel
Ongoing model development analyzing glass fracture
G. Molnár, I. Bojtár & J.H. Nielsen
Structural glass lifetime prediction model based on environmental variables
C. Ronchetti & G. Salerno
Characterization of the scratch visibility of annealed and tempered soda-lime-silicate glass
S. Schula & J. Schneider
Fracture strength of glass, engineering testing methods and estimation of characteristic values
S. Schula, J. Schneider, M. Vandebroek & J. Belis
Ratio of mirror zone depth to flaw depth after failure of glass beams
M. Vandebroek, J. Belis, C. Louter & G. Molnár

HYBRID GLASS COMPONENTS
Simulation of earthquake load imposed on timber-glass composite shear wall panel
D. Antolinc, R. Žarnic, M. Stepinac, V. Rajcic, L. Krstevska & L. Tashkov
Experimental study of timber-glass composite wall elements
B. Ber, M. Premrov, A. Štrukelj & M. Kuhta
Experimental analysis on steel reinforced glass beams at different temperatures
P.J.S. Cruz, I. Valente, P.L. Carvalho, B. Marinho & S. Ribeiro
Load bearing timber glass composites – A WoodWisdom-Net project for innovative building system
J. Eriksson, M. Ludvigsson, M. Dorn, B. Enquist & E. Serrano
Post-tensioned structural glass beams – Experimental investigations
C. Louter, A. Pérez, T. Jordan & J.-P. Lebet
Post-cracking behaviour of reinforced glass beams
E. Speranzini & S. Agnetti

INSULATING GLASS UNITS
Thermal-mechanical behaviour of insulating glass units
N. Penkova, V. Iliev & J. Neugebauer

LAMINATED GLASS & INTERLAYER PROPERTIES
Experimental determination and numerical description of viscoelastic properties of glass interlayer
S. Briccoli Bati, M. Fagone & G. Ranocchiai
Meeting the challenges of the modern world with liquid composite laminated glass
C. Davis
Experimental assessment of polymers in glass constructions
D. Delincé & J. Belis
Strain rate effects on bending capacity of laminated glass panes
K. Éreth, L.G. Vigh & L. Horváth
Characterization of interlayer properties – TG06 Status Report
G.F. Savineau, C. Butchart, D. Delincé & R. Speelman
TEC facade – Glass as functional facade element
A. Tomasi, D. Mocibob, B. van de Linde, F. Wellershoff & K. Koldtoft
A new experimental test set-up for investigating impact resistance of laminated glass
S. Van Dam, J. Pelfrene, W. Van Paepegem, J. Degrieck, D. Lecompte & J. Vantomme
Snow load collectives and design shear moduli for laminated safety glass
F. Wellershoff & M. Pohl
A material law for shear load and creep behaviour of glass laminates
W. Wittwer & T. Schwarz

NUMERICAL MODELING & EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION
Analysis of the debonding risks and the failure of laminated glass thanks to a coupled analytical-numerical investigation
F. Bernard, B. Krour, S. Benyoucef & B. Fahsi
Numerical analyses of the effect of SG-interlayer shear stiffness on the structural performance of reinforced glass beams
C. Louter & J.H. Nielsen
Numerical simulation of elastic, fracture and post-failure response of monolithic and laminated glass under impact loading
J. Pelfrene, S. Van Dam, W. Van Paepegem & J. Degrieck
Experimental and numerical investigations of metal-to-glass embedded connections with thin stainless steel plate
M. Santarsiero, C. Louter, P.L. Carvalho & P.J.S. Cruz
Numerical analysis of hot deformed corrugated glass plates
E.H.J. ten Brincke
Numerical investigation of insulation glass units with undercut point fittings
M. Tibolt, O. Hechler & C. Odenbreit

STABILITY OF GLASS COMPONENTS
Buckling analysis of monolithic and laminated glass elements eccentrically compressed
C. Bedon & C. Amadio
Analytical, numerical and experimental prediction of lateral torsional buckling of PVB and SG laminated glass beams
C. Bedon & J. Belis

STRUCTURAL GLASS CONNECTIONS
From design to reality – fabricating and assembling two pleated double-curved glass shell structures
R. Brugues, S. Pierce, S. Plana, C. Teixidor & J. Torres
Connecting through reinforcement – Experimental analysis of the temperature dependent behaviour
P.L. Carvalho, P.J.S. Cruz & F.A. Veer
Determination of the material properties of an epoxy and MS-polymer for adhesive point-fixings
J. Dispersyn, J. Belis, V. Dias & C. Odenbreit
Stainless steel fabric as a connection system for bomb blast glass
J. Neugebauer
Numerical investigation of a novel connection in tempered glass using holes drilled after tempering
J.H. Nielsen
Parametric numerical investigation of adhesive laminated point connections
M. Santarsiero, C. Louter & J.-P. Lebet

STRUCTURAL GLASS DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
Philosophical questions of designing glass – The need for a structural glass standard
R.R. Green
Glass structures – Learning from experts
D. Honfi & M. Overend
Revaluating architecture with glass
S. Lefaki
Structural glass – Review of design philosophies & analysis methods
P. Lenk & N. Jendželovský
Design and construction of the feature glass stair for the new Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia
G. Vasilchenko-Malishev & P. Wilson

THERMAL FRACTURE OF GLASS
Thermal breakage of glass
M. Vandebroek, J. Belis & C. Louter

THERMAL TEMPERING OF GLASS
Heat transfer phenomena and theories governing residual stress formation in glass tempering
R. Karvinen

 
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