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Glass structures : design and construction of self-supporting skins

Author: Jan Wurm
Publisher: Basel : Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to the planning and design of glass supporting frameworks. It focuses on the pressure-resistant, flat supporting element as a basic building block for broad supporting structures.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Wurm
ISBN: 9783764376086 3764376082 9783764376079 3764376074
OCLC Number: 141383041
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Spans of glass : From leafy arbour to climate skin: the search for paradise ; The glass roof: form, function and construction --
3. Flat glass as a construction material : Properties of glass ; Basic glass: float glass, rolled glass and drawn glass ; The mechanical processing of glass: cutting, drilling and grinding ; The thermal treatment of glass: tempering, enamelling, bending and surface texturing ; Layering and bonding of panes: laminated glass and laminated safety glass --
Coating the panes and sealing the edges: insulating glass --
4. Design and connections : Designing with glass ; The use of glass panes in building skins ; The use of glass plates and beams in structures --
5. Functional requirements : Overview ; Specific requirements for building skin geometries --
6. Glass structures : Forms of load-bearing structures in flat glass ; Design and construction parameters ; Load-bearing glass structures --
7. Projects : Background of recent developments ; The glass courtyard: planar load-bearing systems ; The glass band: curved load-bearing systems ; The glass core: double-curved load-bearing systems --
9. Outlook.
Other Titles: Glas als Tragwerk.
Responsibility: Jan Wurm ; [translation from German into English, Raymond Peat and Elizabeth Schwaiger].

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