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Glassinars! Glass Structures & Engineering (2021) 6:129–130 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40940-021-00154-w EDITORIAL 1 2 3 4 5 Christian Louter · Jan Belis · Jens Henrik Nielsen · Mauro Overend · Jens Schneider Published online: 25 May 2021 © The Author(s) 2021 Glass Structures & Engineering has recently added a new Sanders et al. provides an experimental and numerical inves- dimension to the journal: the Glassinars! In these live online tigation of the in-plane and out-of-plane fracture strength events, recent papers of the journal are highlighted through of both core-drilled and waterjet cut holes in glass. Then, short presentations by the authors, followed by Q&A ses- the paper by Bristogianni et al. uses a variety of exper- sions. By means of the Glassinars we provide a direct imental techniques, such as Digital Microscopy, Impulse interaction between the readers and authors, so to initiate Excitation and four-point bending tests to investigate the a lively discussion on a selection of exciting topics presented bending strength and stiffness of kiln-cast glass specimens. in the journal. We trust these free Glassinars will attract a The last paper in this set, by Berlinger et al., determines the wide audience and will further boost the interaction within local fracture strains of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) the international glass engineering community. So, make specimens in uniaxial tensile tests and provides a statis- sure to be part of the action and sign up for the upcoming tical analysis based on a generalized Anderson-Darling Glassinars! test. Exciting topics in the field of glass engineering are also The second three papers in this issue relate to the use presented in the six papers of this issue of the Glass Structures of glass in combination with other materials for creat- & Engineering journal. ing enhanced composite glass components. The paper by The first three papers in this issue relate to the mechan- Cagnacci et al. investigates the structural performance of ical characterisation of various materials and their forms, FRP (fibre reinforced polymer) reinforced laminated glass which are important in glass engineering. The paper by beams through a combination of adhesion tests, pull-out tests and four-point bending tests. The paper by Cupac´ et al., investigates the failure mechanism in post-tensioned B Christian Louter christian.louter@tu-dresden.de glass beams and provides an analytical model, based on http://bauko.bau.tu-dresden.de post-tensioned concrete technology, for the determination Jan Belis of the allowable preload. The last paper, by Hänig et jan.belis@ugent.be al., focuses on lightweight composite panels made of thin Jens Henrik Nielsen glass and an PMMA core and determines the mechanical jhn@byg.dtu.dk performance of both the PMMA material and the compos- https://www.glass.byg.dtu.dk/ ite panels through combined experimental and numerical Mauro Overend investigations. m.overend@tudelft.nl We hope you will again enjoy reading this issue and Jens Schneider we are looking forward to seeing you at the upcoming schneider@ismd.tu-darmstadt.de Institute of Building Construction, Technische Universität Funding Open Access funding enabled and organized by Projekt Dresden, Dresden, Germany DEAL. Department of Structural Engineering and Building Materials, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons 3 Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adap- Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of tation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indi- University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands cate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design, Technische unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany 123 130 L. Christian is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your Publisher’s Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to juris- intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the dictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copy- right holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecomm ons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Glass Structures & Engineering Springer Journals

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Glass Structures & Engineering (2021) 6:129–130 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40940-021-00154-w EDITORIAL 1 2 3 4 5 Christian Louter · Jan Belis · Jens Henrik Nielsen · Mauro Overend · Jens Schneider Published online: 25 May 2021 © The Author(s) 2021 Glass Structures & Engineering has recently added a new Sanders et al. provides an experimental and numerical inves- dimension to the journal: the Glassinars! In these live online tigation of the in-plane and out-of-plane fracture strength events, recent papers of the journal are highlighted through of both core-drilled and waterjet cut holes in glass. Then, short presentations by the authors, followed by Q&A ses- the paper by Bristogianni et al. uses a variety of exper- sions. By means of the Glassinars we provide a direct imental techniques, such as Digital Microscopy, Impulse interaction between the readers and authors, so to initiate Excitation and four-point bending tests to investigate the a lively discussion on a selection of exciting topics presented bending strength and stiffness of kiln-cast glass specimens. in the journal. We trust these free Glassinars will attract a The last paper in this set, by Berlinger et al., determines the wide audience and will further boost the interaction within local fracture strains of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) the international glass engineering community. So, make specimens in uniaxial tensile tests and provides a statis- sure to be part of the action and sign up for the upcoming tical analysis based on a generalized Anderson-Darling Glassinars! test. Exciting topics in the field of glass engineering are also The second three papers in this issue relate to the use presented in the six papers of this issue of the Glass Structures of glass in combination with other materials for creat- & Engineering journal. ing enhanced composite glass components. The paper by The first three papers in this issue relate to the mechan- Cagnacci et al. investigates the structural performance of ical characterisation of various materials and their forms, FRP (fibre reinforced polymer) reinforced laminated glass which are important in glass engineering. The paper by beams through a combination of adhesion tests, pull-out tests and four-point bending tests. The paper by Cupac´ et al., investigates the failure mechanism in post-tensioned B Christian Louter christian.louter@tu-dresden.de glass beams and provides an analytical model, based on http://bauko.bau.tu-dresden.de post-tensioned concrete technology, for the determination Jan Belis of the allowable preload. The last paper, by Hänig et jan.belis@ugent.be al., focuses on lightweight composite panels made of thin Jens Henrik Nielsen glass and an PMMA core and determines the mechanical jhn@byg.dtu.dk performance of both the PMMA material and the compos- https://www.glass.byg.dtu.dk/ ite panels through combined experimental and numerical Mauro Overend investigations. m.overend@tudelft.nl We hope you will again enjoy reading this issue and Jens Schneider we are looking forward to seeing you at the upcoming schneider@ismd.tu-darmstadt.de Institute of Building Construction, Technische Universität Funding Open Access funding enabled and organized by Projekt Dresden, Dresden, Germany DEAL. Department of Structural Engineering and Building Materials, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons 3 Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adap- Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of tation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indi- University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands cate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons licence, Institute of Structural Mechanics and Design, Technische unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany 123 130 L. Christian is not included in the article’s Creative Commons licence and your Publisher’s Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to juris- intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the dictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copy- right holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecomm ons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

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