Table 6: Comparison of numerical and analytical results for the façade-module with VESCs and RPDs.

VESCs + RPDsHigh-level blast load (D-GSA)
ABAQUS FE-modelAnalytical procedure [—]

Max. sliding of RPDs [m]0.01650.01590.97
Max. increment of pretension [kN]3583500.98
Max. total pretension [kN]658650 (design load )0.98
Residual pretension [kN]115120 (22)1.05
Max. displacement [m]0.440.43 (7)0.97

= analytical/numerical results.