Table 4: Experimental and finite element analysis results of the control glulaminated curved beams and arches (average values of the test results described in the text).

Average ultimate Load (N)Horizontal displacement at hunch (mm)Vertical displacement at mid-rafter (mm)Horizontal displacement at crown (mm)Vertical displacement at crown (mm)

Control arches

Experimental5,1201.13−13.3−5.01−0.41
FEA0.25−12.01−3.41−2.10

Fully GFRP-reinforced arches—configuration (a)

Experimental8,1000.42−20.14−4.80−3.62
FEA1.50−15.40−3.70−3.21

Partially GFRP-reinforce arches—configuration (k)

Experimental6,6960.60−18.12−1.41−1.23
FEA0.35−15.10−3.81−2.21

The noted horizontal displacement at crown was measured at the highest point on the arch/beam (see Figure 1).