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From 21.03. - 24.03.2018 the world's largest trade fair for window, door and facade construction took place in Nuremberg. Sommer Informatik GmbH presented their newest developments in the field of building physics calculation of windows, facades and glass.

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StarterAs in recent years, a conference on the determination of glass thickness will take place at ift Rosenheim in 2018. The seminar will be held as well as in the last years of Prof. Dr. Franz Feldmeier from University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim and Dipl. - Ing. (FH) Roland Steinert from Sommer Informatik GmbH.

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StarterThe professional statics software according to DIN 18008 contains all the necessary calculations and loads.With GlasGlobal, glasses according to DIN 18008 can be dimensioned statically. All loads to be considered such as snow, wind, dead weight, traffic loads or climatic fluctuations in air pressure and temperature are tested during the calculation.

Stress and deflection are compared with the permitted values and displayed on a clear result expression.
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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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