Structural Use of Glass
This book attempts to redress this issue by providing an overview of the recent developments in this field thereby providing a basis for the understanding of the structural performance and design of glass in buildings.
Each chapter draws on the latest developments in practice and research and contains contributions from various international glass experts.
The mix of general and specialist content ranging from rules of thumb to fracture mechanics and novel applications to post-breakage performance make this book useful to practitioners and researchers.
Furthermore, the text is supplemented by tables of the major codes of practice and by an extensive list of references.