The regulations on glass dimensioning in Germany have steadily developed and changed in recent years. What is still valid is that a static proof for glass constructions is necessary. The previously valid regulations TRLV, TRAV and TRPV have been superseded by the DIN 18008 Glass in Construction – Design and Construction Rules.

Line-shaped glazed units, which were defined in the TRLV until December 2010, have been found since then in DIN 18008 part 2. For example, the calculation is no longer based on a global safety factor but on partial safety factors. These take into account the uncertainties in the system, the loads and the materials.

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