The Strength and testing of window glass

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TypeArticle
Journal titleCanadian Journal of Civil Engineering
ISSN0315-1468
Volume17
Issue5
Pages752762; # of pages: 11
Subjectglasses (materials); sheet glass; strength of materials; glass strength; window strength; testing; strength deterioration; rate effect; dynamic loading; Windows; verre (matériau); verre à vitre; résistance des matériaux
AbstractThis paper presents some of the background to the new Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) standard on the structural design of glass for buildings. It also describes strength testing of window glass at the Institute for Research in Construction of the National Research Council of Canada using three different testing machines.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedYes
IdentifierIRC-P-1673
NRC number32341
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NPARC number20375758
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Record identifier30b79413-1738-4253-b4e2-b5ac235ad70b
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-05-09
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