The glass swing: a vector active glass structure

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Abstract

The majority of glass used in structures is as planar elements. Some projects exist that use linear glass elements. This paper discusses in broad terms the design, engineering and fabrication of a unique vector active glass structure.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems
Subtitle of host publicationInnovations, Mechanics and Applications - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019
EditorsAlphose Zingoni
PublisherCRC Press / Balkema
Pages1715-1718
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781138386969
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019 - Cape Town, South Africa
Duration: 2 Sep 20194 Sep 2019

Conference

Conference7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019
CountrySouth Africa
CityCape Town
Period2/09/194/09/19

Keywords

  • Dry assembled glass bundle struts
  • Linear structural glass elements
  • Steel 3D printed nodes

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    Snijder, A., Louter, C., Nijsse, R., & van der Linden, L. (2019). The glass swing: a vector active glass structure. In A. Zingoni (Ed.), Advances in Engineering Materials, Structures and Systems: Innovations, Mechanics and Applications - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 2019 (pp. 1715-1718). CRC Press / Balkema. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429426506-296