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Table 1 Convergence of collapse multipliers of clamped square plate subjected to uniform pressure versus various DOFs

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: A limit analysis of Mindlin plates using the cell-based smoothed triangular element CS-MIN3 and second-order cone programming (SOCP)

Boundary condition Method Degrees of freedom Reference solution [38] with 867 DOFs
   75 146 243 363 507  
Clamped MIN3 67.2856 25.8273 17.7147 14.8945 13.5918 12.314
CS-MIN3 29.0137 16.9008 14.2239 13.1852 12.6364
Supported MIN3 14.169 8.597 7.1727 6.6701 6.4414 6.289
  CS-MIN3 9.4622 7.1383 6.5829 6.3688 6.265  
  1. Basic load p = M p /L 2.