Text icon  TALAT Lecture 2104.02: Case Study on Windows

 
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Description: This lecture gives teachers and students grounding in the development of satisfactory and suitable window design in aluminium; it helps them acquire an understanding of the principles underlying good design. Students need to be able to design aluminium windows which conform to local planning regulations and which are suitable for national traditions in each market they are offered in. This involves the acquisition of local climatic data since the products need to withstand the climatic conditions pertaining in the different marketing zones. Products need to be of a design acceptable to architects and must also fulfil the requirements of the market. Basic design engineering background, basic knowledge of corrosion effects, and some familiarity with TALAT lecture series 2100, 2200 and 5104 is assumed.
Keywords: design • product • effects of climate • driving rain • wind damage • draughts • loss of heat • variations in temperature • profiles for windows • drainage • air sealing • insulation • corner connections • surface treatment • glass • fittings • accessories
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Applications > Construction
Product Forms > Long > Section (rolled and extruded)
Other topics > Design
Created by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Carsten Dreier, Hydro Aluminium, Oslo
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 24 September 2009
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