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Table 3 The convergence of the limit load factor q ̄ a 2 / m p for a simply supported square plate

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

Authors Mesh
  4×4 8×8 16×16 32×32
Present (Quadratic) 25.295 25.089 25.037 25.023
Present (Cubic) 25.064 25.022 25.019 25.018
Hodge and Belytschko [1] - - - 26.54/24.86
  1. Reference solution [1]: upper/lower bounds.