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FIN GLASS CALCULATION (HEIGHT-6M)

I.

General
To design adequate fin glass of a curtain wall meeting required criteria.
All units is in metric system.

II.

Design Calculation
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Design Code
BS 8118 Part 1:1991:Structural Use of Aluminium. Code of Practice for design
ASCE 7-05 Min. Design Loads for Buildings and other Structures

Material used
Allowable stress, heat strengthened Glass

33.00

N/mm2

Allowable stress, tempered glass

49.00

N/mm2

Allowable stress, structural sealant

138.00

N/mm2

Modulus of Elasticity, E

72000.00

N/mm2

G
v

:
:

28300.00
0.22

N/mm2

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Loading
Dead Load (DL)
Wind Load

Glass panel weight

0.4238

kN/m2

:
45.00
m/s 3-sec gust
:
45 /
1.78
25.28
m/s
Refering to table 4, mean hourly speed wind may be assessed by dividing 3 sec gust wind
by Sb factor (1.78) at 10m height for site in country.
:
Length of Building, L
75.20
m
:
Width of Building, W
75.00
m
:
Height of Bldg., H
122.00
m
Basic Wind Speed, v

Load Combination

Wind Load calculation

1.0 Dead Load (for service ability check)


1.0 Wind Load (for service ability check)
1.2 Dead Load Wind Load

Refer to wind calculation for full details.


:

Max. Wind Pressure


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Analysis of Fin Glass

1.250

F2

fin glass width B =


fin glass thickness t =
Fin glass Height =
Glass panel Width =
Ixx =
Iyy =
Zxx =
y=
J=

500
15
6000
1262
156250000
140625
625000
250
562500

Horizontal loading act on glass panel


wl =
1.25
Note: Assume the fin glass simply supported

mm
mm
mm
mm
mm4
mm4
mm3
mm
mm4

kpa

Check the bending stress of fin glass


Bending moment due to horizontal loading
M = q*L^2 / 8
q=
L=
M=

1.25 x
6000 mm
1.5775 x

Check local buckling:


Mmax =
72000.00

1.26 =

1.5775

N/mm

6000 ^2 / 8 =

15

7,098,750 Nmm

^3 / [6x(1+0.22)] =

33.20

Check lateral buckling:


Mcr = [ (pi/L)^2 x (E Iy) x (B^2/4 + y^2) + (GJ) ] / 3y
=
3E-07 x
1E+10 x
1E+05 + 1.6E+10
750
=
21.688 kNm > M ok
Bending stress due to wind loading
fbc = M / Zxx =

11.36

Mpa

<

vantage fin glass H=6m

49

Mpa ok

kNm > M ok

kN/m2

Check the deflection of fin glass


Deflection due to horizontal loading
q=
L=
ExI=
deflection =

1.25 x
6000 mm
1.125E+13
2.37 mm

1.262 =

1.5775

<

N/mm

6000

180 =

60

33.3

mm but shall shall be </= to 20mm ok


10
50

A-A

Rw

50

Rd

s=

120

400

Fin

300
Rw
Glass panel size:
internal
air space
external

4.7325 kN

Fin glass:

=
=
=
=
=

8
1.5
8
0.424
0.397

Dead load:
Rd1
Rd2
Rd

=
=
=

3208.95 N
1191.92 N
4400.87 N

Check the
3
nos. of M
Max shear force act on the bolt
V =
1.4
= 9047.53
Max shear resistance of one bolt
Vrs =
310
= 97233.5

mm
mm
mm
kPa
kPa

16 bolt. Net area is

=
=

Max force acting on the section


V
=

157 mm2 (A2-70)

x ( 4732.5 ^2 +
4401 ^2)^0.5
N
= 9047.53 /
4 = 2261.88 N
x
157 x
N > V ok

Check the A-A section of the


Area
Zxx

100

6 mm SS angle
400 x
320000

1.4 x

6x

2=

4.7325 x

1000 =

6625.5

590400

mm3

Maximum shear force resistance of the section


Vr
=
4800 x
123
Maximum bending moment acting at in-plane axis
Mx
=
1.4
x 4.7325 x

85

vantage fin glass H=6m

4800

mm2

563.1675 Nmm

20

> V ok

Maximum bending resistance of the section


Mr
=
320000 x

205

65600000 Nmm > Mx ok

Design of angle connection (between fin and concrete)


Check for the thickness of angle (Tp)
Spacing , sb = s/2
Applied force, Vam = Rd / 2

:
:

60
2.20

:
:
:
:

160
400
132026
2.9

nos

0.88

:
:
:

4.7325
0.7888
6.248

kN
kN
kN

> v...Pass!

0.88

:
:
:

4.4009
0.7335
3.696

kN
kN
kN

> t...Pass!

Fy, Bending stress of angle


Breadth, B
M = Vam x sb
Tp = (4M / FyB)
Design of anchor bolt (angle connection to concrete)
(above force will be resisted by the tension capacity of expansion bolt)
Number of bolts = n
Using
10
mm diameter expansion bolt
Maximum Shear force, Rw
Shear load per bolt, v = Rw / n
Shear capacity per bolt, Vc (as per below table)
7.1 x
Maximum tensile force, Rd
Tensile load per bolt, t = Rd / n
Tension capacity per bolt, Tc (as per below table)

4.2 x

vantage fin glass H=6m

mm
kN
N/mm2
mm
Nmm
mm

Design of bolt (angle connection to STEEL)


Number of bolts = n
Using
10
mm diameter hex bolt
Maximum Shear force, Rw
Shear load per bolt, v = Rw / n
Shear capacity per bolt, Vc (as per below table)
21.8 x
Maximum tensile force, Rd
Tensile load per bolt, t = Rd / n
Tension capacity per bolt, Tc (as per below table)

26 x

150

vantage fin glass H=6m

nos

:
:
:

4.7325
0.7888
21.8

kN
kN
kN

> v...Pass!

:
:
:

4.4009
0.7335
26

kN
kN
kN

> t...Pass!

M 10 x 50 LG hex. Bolt/nut

272

222

150

150
400

vantage fin glass H=6m