Pressures and Stresses in Sealed Double Glazing Units

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Paper (National Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research); no. DBR-TP-423
Physical description19 p.
Subjectdouble glazings; calculations; pressure differentials; air spaces; Windows; vitrage double; methode de calcul; pression differentielle; vide d'air
AbstractA simple method was devised for calculating the pressure differences that occur on sealed double glazing units due to the combined effect of changes in temperature and barometric pressure, and wind loads. The behaviour has been shown to depend on a simple factor related to the size and shape of the unit, the glass thickness, and the thickness of the air space.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRCC 14167
NPARC number20375772
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Record created2012-07-23
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