Table 9: Mesh dependent test analyzed for PCD = 500 mm.

Mesh typeM1M2M3M4M5M6M7M8

Total number, elements294952 520687 2011665 2239650 2398044286124339557235050204
Calculated total torque (Nm)−30.93−32.20−34.32−34.50−34.69−34.92−35.02−35.25
Standard torque (Nm)−35.06−35.06−35.06−35.06−35.06−35.06−35.06−35.06
Torque error percent (%)11.88.22.11.61.10.40.10.5