Scientific Sessions

Structural Glass Applications

  • Glass fins, columns, walls, roofs, floors
  • Norms –of how glass is used in different regions of the world
  • Glass strength an international overview of design criteria
  • Glass in structural engineering and applications
  • Static calculation of curved insulating glass units
  • Design concept case studies – structural glazing / captive systems / double skin/ etc.
  • New or state-of-the art Façade Assembly technology.
  • Building project supply chain management for optimal Quality, Productivity and/ or Cost effectiveness

Research & Development

  • Experimental research on glass and glass components
  • Analytical and numerical modelling of glass and glass components
  • Innovative structural glass solutions
  • Multifunctional and adaptive glass components
  • Thin and ultrathin glasses
  • Structural glass design philosophy and safety
  • Glass strength and fracture mechanics
  • Stability of structural glass components
  • Post-fracture performance of glass components and structures
  • Blast response of glass components and structures
  • Laminated glass and composite glass components
  • Structural glass connections
  • Glass forensics and fractography
  • Projects and case studies

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