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Design of Structural Glass - Explained by Examples

by Andrea Hektor, P.E., S.E.

January 27, 2022; 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific Time (Please note the time)

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ICC Preferred Provider Course Number: 10626

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Seminar Description

This webinar will start with a brief review of the material behavior that differentiates glass as a structural material from other more commonly used materials. Various examples of the design of glass to current US codes and standards will then be reviewed, including typical edge-supported glass panes per ASTM E1300; a-typically supported vertical glass elements; panes or planks supporting gravity loads; glass beams or fins; and a brief introduction to basic bolted connections. Generation of the appropriate glass allowable strength values dependent on glass type and duration of loading per ASTM E1300 and consideration of post-breakage behavior will be included.

The views and opinions expressed in this seminar are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those held by S. K. Ghosh Associates LLC.

Speaker Bio

Andrea Hektor, PE, SE, is a senior structural engineer with the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), based in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has worked on both coasts of the United States, and has a particular interest in unique and non-typical structures. While the bulk of her work is in buildings, unique façade projects have given Andrea the opportunity to work on glass fin wall structures, cable-supported glass walls, and structural calculations for atypical glass pane support conditions. Andrea has previously been actively involved in the committee that governs ASTM E1300, and is still involved with development of a glass design guideline for the United States.

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All attendees, irrespective of the number of registered connections, can earn 0.25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 2.5 professional development hours (PDHs). CEU/PDH certificates are provided free of charge.

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