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Table 2 The convergence of the limit load factor ( q ̄ a 2 / m p ) for a clamped square plate

From: Upper bound limit analysis of plates using a rotation-free isogeometric approach

Authors Mesh
  8×8 16×16 32×32 64×64
Present (Quadratic) 49.487 46.784 45.456 44.781
Present (Cubic) 47.302 45.760 44.963 44.556
Hodge and Belytschko [1] - - - 49.25/42.86
  1. Reference solution [1]: upper/lower bounds.