Experimentally Verified Theoretical Analysis of Thin Glass Plates

  • C. V. Girija Vallabhan
  • Joseph E. Minor
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Abstract

Interest in the behavior of window glass under the effects of wind has focused analytical attention on thin glass plates under lateral pressure. While the analysis of thin rectangular glass plates under lateral pressure appeared innocuous, the Committee on Window Glass Research found the solution to be elusive. Several numerical solutions (finite element, finite difference and Galerkin) failed to correlate, at least initially. When theoretical concurrence was achieved, disagreements were found between theoretical and experimental results. Only through carefully exercised theoretical and experimental investigations were good correlations finally accomplished.

Keywords

Fatigue Epoxy Assure Encapsulation Nite 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. V. Girija Vallabhan
    • 1
  • Joseph E. Minor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringTexas Tech UniversityLubbockUSA

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