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Table 4 A comparison of the limit load factor q ̄ a 2 / m p for a square plate

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

Authors Methods Bounds Simply supported Clamped
Hodge and Belytschko [1] Quadratic field (nonconforming) UB 26.54 49.25
Capsoni and Corradi [2] BFS (conforming) UB 25.02 45.29
Le et al. [4] HCT (conforming) UB 25.01 45.12
Bleyer and de Buhan [6] T6b (nonconforming) UB - 45.036
Bleyer and de Buhan [6] H3 (nonconforming) UB - 44.287
Zhou et al. [9] C1-NEM UB 25.07 45.18
Le et al. [7] EFG QUB 25.01 45.07
Le et al. [16] EFG QLB 24.98 43.86
Le et al. [4] Enhanced Morley (EM) LB 24.93 43.454
Present (p = 2) IGA UB 25.023 44.803
Present (p = 3) IGA UB 25.018 44.556
  1. UB, upper bound; QUB, quasi-upper bound; QLB, quasi-lower bound; LB, lower bound.