ARCH 3007 Exam 3 - Glass

studied byStudied by 27 people
5.0(1)
get a hint
hint

Glass

1 / 26

Tags and Description

Architecture

27 Terms

1

Glass

A hard brittle substance, either transparent or translucent: heat to liquify and then cool

New cards
2

Plate glass

Molten glass cast into frames

Costly to produce at first

Grinding and polishing improved in the 19th c.

Price drops during the 19th c.

New cards
3

Float glass

Ribbon of molten glass

Floated across a bath of molten tin

Harden before touching a solid surface

Parallel surfaces, superior optical quality

New cards
4

Annealed

Cooled slowly, breaks in shards

New cards
5

Laminated glass

Sandwiched polyvinyl between 2 sheets of glass

Good for skylights and overhead applications

Better sound separations (airports)

New cards
6

Fritted glass

Printed with a silkscreen pattern

Paint made of pigmented glass particles

Glass is dried and fired making print permanent

New cards
7

Tinted or reflective glass

Chemicals added to molten glass or thin films applied

New cards
8

Photo voltaic glass

Some light but not much of a view

New cards
9

Mullions

Dividers between window frames

New cards
10

Muntins

Grids separating individual lites

New cards
11

Lites

Individual panes of glass

New cards
12

Sash

Holds glass within the frame

New cards
13

Insulated glass

2 sheets of glass with airspace between

Cuts heat loss or gain in half

Also gas filled, triple glazed

New cards
14

Curtain wall

Most common exterior glass/skin solution

New cards
15
<p><img src="blob:null/55f001d0-905e-4b02-8828-037b3931e557"></p>

  1. Cripple stud

  2. Header

  3. 2 top plates

  4. Rough sill

  5. Stud

  6. Sole plate

New cards
16

Storefront (window wall)

Glass skin, one story, doesn’t cover structure

New cards
17

Stick system

All pieces assembled on site

New cards
18
<p><img src="blob:null/131a836e-905c-489f-96b8-5ae93015edad"></p>

Spider fittings

New cards
19

Double skin / ventilated facade

2 exterior glass skins placed in such a way that air flows in the cavity. Windows or vents open according to weather and building data

New cards
20

Cool climates

Create a buffer of trapped heated air

New cards
21

Hot climates

Ventilate, encourage a buffer of moving air

New cards
22

Glass ingredients

Sand, soda, lime

New cards
23

3 types of glass

Annealed, tempered, chemically tempered

New cards
24

Chemically tempered

from annealed glass - soak in alkali salt solution

New cards
25

tempered

from annealed glass - reheated to 1200 degrees

surfaces cool rapidly with blasts of air

core cools slowly

used in doors, railings. or near moving people

New cards
26

spandrel glass

opaque glass that covers structure

New cards
27

Bite

Amount of glass that sits in the frame

New cards

Explore top notes

note Note
studied byStudied by 47 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 8 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 11 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 102 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(3)
note Note
studied byStudied by 6 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 14 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 7 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
note Note
studied byStudied by 7080 people
Updated ... ago
4.8 Stars(37)

Explore top flashcards

flashcards Flashcard28 terms
studied byStudied by 6 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(2)
flashcards Flashcard165 terms
studied byStudied by 2 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard35 terms
studied byStudied by 9 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard314 terms
studied byStudied by 25 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(2)
flashcards Flashcard70 terms
studied byStudied by 14 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard29 terms
studied byStudied by 4 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard41 terms
studied byStudied by 5 people
Updated ... ago
4.0 Stars(1)
flashcards Flashcard70 terms
studied byStudied by 24 people
Updated ... ago
5.0 Stars(2)