Glass thickness for windows

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-132
Physical description6 p.
Subjectwindows; glasses (materials); strength of materials; thickness; wind loads; design loads; cost benefit analysis; Windows
AbstractThe choice of glass thickness for windows has always been one of conventional practice. This digest presents information regarding glass strength and wind pressure characteristics. It is now possible to incorporate this information in an improved procedure for determining appropriate glass thicknesses for windows of different sizes subjected to different wind pressures.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Épaisseur du verre destiné aux fenêtres
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-1248
NPARC number20326877
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Record identifierccb98067-4448-4319-b868-c69cb6311b08
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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