Experimental Study and Finite Analysis on Flexural Capacity of Laminated Glass
Laminated glass has been increasing widely used in high rise buildings as a kind of safety glass in recent years. So we should analyze its material property. In this paper, we use flexural experiments and ANSYS program to analyze the main factors that affect the flexural capacity of the laminated glass. The test results show that the flexural capacity is closely related to film. And the ANSYS program had got good agreement with the experimental results. Comparison of experimental results with calculated ones indicates that the current design code will lead to conservative results and the equivalent thickness of laminated glasses provided in the code should be further discussed.
Chaohe Chen, Yong Huang and Guangfan Li
J. Chen et al., "Experimental Study and Finite Analysis on Flexural Capacity of Laminated Glass", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 243-249, pp. 258-262, 2011