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Glass Structures
Architecture and Construction
Organization logo: Czech Technical University in Prague

About this course

The course is intending to introduce the students the field of structural applications of glass and to give them some specific skills for calculation and detailing of for basic glass structures: panes beams and fins, columns and walls, point-supported glass, as well as for glazing systems such as glass facades, canopies and roofs, stairs and floors. On this purpose the properties of glass as structural material will be presented in comparison with other basic building materials, together with selected examples of glass/glazing applications. Design details and connecting technology, relevant technical regulations, specification and current methods applied in design will be described. Worked examples will accompany the lectures for better understanding, and design project will help to fix specific knowledge.

Expected learning outcomes

To learn material properties of glass and principal rules for design of glass structural members. To introduce basic ideas of design glass members and their connections.

Course requirements

no prerequisities


Lectures and seminars

  • Local course code
  • Study load
    ECTS 2
  • Level
  • Contact hours per week
  • Instructors
    prof. Ing. Eliášová Martina CSc.
  • Mode of delivery
  • Course coordinator
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  • Start date

    19 February 2024

    • End date
      22 September 2024
    • Main language
    • Apply between
      11 Dec and 19 Jan 2024
    Enrolment period closed