The Resource Glass structures : design and construction of self-supporting skins, Jan Wurm ; [translation from German into English, Raymond Peat and Elizabeth Schwaiger]

Glass structures : design and construction of self-supporting skins, Jan Wurm ; [translation from German into English, Raymond Peat and Elizabeth Schwaiger]

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Glass structures : design and construction of self-supporting skins
Title
Glass structures
Title remainder
design and construction of self-supporting skins
Statement of responsibility
Jan Wurm ; [translation from German into English, Raymond Peat and Elizabeth Schwaiger]
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TH1560
LC item number
.W87 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Glass structures : design and construction of self-supporting skins, Jan Wurm ; [translation from German into English, Raymond Peat and Elizabeth Schwaiger]
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Glass structures : design and construction of self-supporting skins, Jan Wurm ; [translation from German into English, Raymond Peat and Elizabeth Schwaiger]
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-253)
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
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Dimensions
31 cm.
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Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9783764376079
Isbn Type
(German language ed.)
Lccn
2007924610
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)141383041

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