Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 23 (2017)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2017

23rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 15 – 18, 2017, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Vladimír Fuis

Copyright © 2017 Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics, Brno

ISBN 978-80-214-5497-2 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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LOAD BEARING TEST OF WALL FROM HOLLOW GLASS BLOCKS USING VITRALOCK INSTALLATION SYSTEM
Sokol Z., Fíla J., Eliášová M.
pages 902 - 905, full text

Hollow glass blocks are used in building for more than century. Originally, they were used in industrial buildings but soon new applications quickly followed. They gained popularity in modern architecture of 1920 – 1930 and again in 1960s. The hollow glass blocks were always combined with reinforced concrete leading to traditional installation method. Ever growing popularity leads to demand of new, easier and faster installation methods. The performance of these new systems needs to be verified to develop reliable design models and application rules.


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