1st Edition

COST Action TU0905 Mid-term Conference on Structural Glass

Edited By Jan Belis, Christian Louter, Danijel Mocibob Copyright 2013

    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 offers 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.

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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 breakage of glass
    M. Vandebroek, J. Belis & C. Louter

    Heat transfer phenomena and theories governing residual stress formation in glass tempering
    R. Karvinen


    Jan Belis, Christian Louter, Danijel Mocibob