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Table 6 Accuracy of mesh model against experimental data in closing and opening action

From: Enhancing the Performance of Knee Beam–Column Joint Using Hybrid Fibers Reinforced Concrete

Mesh global size Total elements Peak load (kN) Percentage difference (%) Peak load displacement (mm) Percentage difference (%) Max. displacement (mm) Percentage difference (%)
Closing action (+)
 GB150 126 314.19 85.71 185.95 85.71 211.25 85.71
 GB100 332 251.35 66.67 148.76 66.67 169.00 66.67
 GB60 1379 163.38 26.09 96.69 26.09 109.85 26.09
 GB40 4280 138.24 9.52 81.82 9.52 92.95 9.52
 GB20 33,480 131.96 4.88 78.10 4.88 88.72 4.88
Opening action (−)
 GB150 126 75.64 85.71 122.98 85.71 198.72 85.71
 GB100 332 60.51 66.67 98.38 66.67 158.98 66.67
 GB60 1379 39.33 26.09 63.95 26.09 103.34 26.09
 GB40 4280 33.28 9.52 54.11 9.52 87.44 9.52
 GB20 33,480 31.77 4.88 51.65 4.88 83.46 4.88