Challenging Glass 4 & COST Action TU0905 Final Conference by Christian Louter, Freek Bos, Jan Belis, Jean-Paul Lebet

By Christian Louter, Freek Bos, Jan Belis, Jean-Paul Lebet

This court cases quantity of the hard Glass four & expense motion TU0905 ultimate convention, held 6-7 February 2014 on the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, represents the ultimate motion e-book of the ecu examine community price motion TU0905 “Structural Glass – Novel layout tools and subsequent iteration products”. It comprises approximately a hundred peer-reviewed papers – released through greater than a hundred and eighty authors from 22 varied nations – that concentrate on the architectural and structural purposes of glass in buildings and facades. As such, it offers a profound state of the art of structural glass layout and engineering. A must-read for all architects, engineers, scientists, companions and different fanatics attracted to this swiftly evolving and tough area.

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20 Challenging Glass 4 & COST Action TU0905 Final Conference – Louter, Bos, Belis & Lebet (Eds) © 2014 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-00164-0 Activity report of COST Action TU0905 Working Group 2 – Material characterization and material improvement J. Schneider TU Darmstadt, Germany / Chair of Working Group 2 R. Karvinen TU Tampere, Finland / Leader of Task Group 4 on Thermal Tempering M. Vandebroek Ghent University, Belgium / Leader of Task Group 5 on Glass Strength and Ageing of Glass G.

Finally, the Action was actively promoted and results disseminated through COST Action TU0905 papers, sessions and mini-symposia at international conferences organised by other parties. Noteworthy are the Challenging Glass 3 Conference in Delft (organised by Dr F. Bos, Dr C. Louter, Dr F. Veer and Prof. R. Nijsse in June 2012); the second International Conference on Structures and Architecture (ICSA) in Guimarães, (organised by Prof. P. Cruz in July 2013); Glass Performance Days 2013 in Tampere (organised by J.

Gergely Molnár (Budapest University of Technology and Economics/ HU) Ms. Costanza Ronchetti (Universitá degli studi Roma Tre/ IT) Prof. Ginevra Salerno (Universitá degli studi Roma Tre/ IT) Task Group 7: Interlayer Properties Leader: Dr Gérard Savineau (FR) Members: Ms. Caroline Butchart (University of Cambridge/ UK) Dr. Dieter Callewaert (Scheldebouw/ BE) Mr. Johannes Franz (TU Darmstadt/ DE) Mr. Paulo Carvalho (University of Minho/ PT) Mr. Didier Delincé (Ghent University/ BE) Prof. Gintaris Kaklauskas (VGTU/ LT) Mr.

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