Table 5: Statistical comparison of experimental and current FE approach (the yield and maximum deflections).

Model markDeflection (mm) (experimental)Deflection (mm) (numerical)Ratio (numerical/experimental)
YieldUltimateYieldUltimateYieldUltimate

B16.8061.806.6361.800.9751.000
B210.7040.2011.2740.721.0531.013
B37.5040.107.1840.000.9570.997
B413.1039.4012.6739.610.9671.005
B5NANA6.2622.54NANA
B6NANA8.9717.94NANA
B710.5050.0010.6750.401.0201.008
B89.7022.909.6622.670.9960.989
Mean0.9941.002
Standard deviation0.0350.008
Variance0.0010.0001