Table 5: Comparison of numerical and analytical results for the façade-module with VESCs.

VESCsHigh-level blast load (D-GSA)
ABAQUS FE-modelAnalytical procedure [—]

Max. displacement [m]0.410.39 (7)0.95
Max. velocity [m/s]11.1714.35 (8)1.28
Max. increment of pretension [kN]498510 (6)1.02
Max. total pretension [kN]798810 (5)1.02
Max. sliding of VESCs [m]0.04500.0452 (16)1.00
Max. shear strain ratio of VESCs [—]2.252.261.00

= analytical/numerical results.