Glass Facade Engineering (Dept Elec-III) (2180613)  

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
INTRODUCTION: GLASS – THE BUILDING MATERIAL
Glass as a building material & its Applications, Float glass manufacturing technology, Key Functional Requirements - Building Physics: Theory of electromagnetic radiation, Factors defining performance & Selection of Glass: (VLT, SF, UV, SHGC) - Value Addition: Optical Properties- Coating Technology - Need for Green Buildings: Energy efficient buildings, Energy codes, Green ratings & its Approaches: ECBC, IGBC, GRIHA - Human safety Compliances - Fire Resistant Glazing: Types & Applications - Understanding Acoustic Glazing: Principle & Applications - Interior Glazing: Types & Applications - Glass for segments- Hospitals, Green Homes, Airports, Offices, Educational institutions - Types of Glass - Glass Processing: Tempering, Heat Strengthening, Insulation, Lamination & Ceramic Frit
10
20 %
2
GLASS APPLICATIONS ON FACADES
Glass Façade - Understanding Glass façade - Types of Glazing & Applications: Forms of Construction, Windows- punch & strip, Doors /external partitionshinged, sliding & rotating, Building perimeter glazing- Framed & Frameless systems
5
10 %
3
STRUCTURAL DESIGNING OF GLASS & GLASS FAÇADE
Key Design Basis – Strength, Deflection, Earthquake & Natural disasters, Thermal Breakage resistance - Design for safety - Design for serviceability
10
15 %
4
DESIGN APPROACH & METHOD
Linear analysis: Wind load calculations, deflection and stress checking - Nonlinear analysis-Introduction and methodology – Framing - What is structural framing, How structural framing is done - Framing of – Steel, Aluminium - Design of Glass and Glazing: Structural Design of Glass - Wind load analysis - Thickness analysis - Stress analysis - Size & Aspect ratio analysis - Innovative designs (skylights, balustrades & canopies) - Design of Glazing and Fixtures - Design of Glass Supporting systems - Design of interfacing with Buildings (fixing and anchorages) - Component, framing sizing & Optimizing the frame
10
35 %
5
GLASS FAÇADE TESTING & CERTIFICATION
Codes & Regulations - Allowable limits - Need for Façade Testing - FAÇADE TESTING & CERTIFICATION - Weather performance, Structural load, Seismic floor displacement, Acoustic performance, Fire test, Thermal & U-Value test - ON-SITE TESTS
10
20 %