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Building Envelope and Mechanical Compatibility

  • Roham Afghani KhoraskaniEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter, mechanical compatibility between the building envelope system and the building structure is discussed. Different levels of integration between these two systems are introduced and the problems arising from improper compatibility between them especially in architectural glazing systems are being discussed. The current provision that exist in building design codes for obtaining a compatible behavior and previous studies on achieving mechanical compatibility are presented.

Keywords

Seismic Behavior Building Envelope Wall System Mechanical Isolation Curtain Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Politecnico Di MilanoMilanItaly

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