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Table 4 Comparing ultimate moments obtained by numerical models vs. values calculated by UFC 340-02, design guides No. 16 and 26, in addition to DIF

From: Performance of extended end-plate bolted connections subjected to static and blast-like loads

Connection Static moment
Numerical values
Numerical analysis extracted ultimate moment DIF
Authors’ computed values
DIF
UFC 340-02
Failure mode
SC2—Blast duration 0.005 322 440.3 1.37 1.05 Bolt failure (Fig. 24)
SC2—Blast duration 0.01 322 415.8 1.29 1.05 Bolt failure
SC2—Blast duration 0.015 322 389.8 1.21 1.05 Bolt failure
SC2—Blast duration 0.02 322 383.8 1.19 1.05 bolt failure
SC3—Blast duration 0.005 286 402.1 1.41 1.3 End-plate yielding (Fig. 23)
SC3—Blast duration 0.01 286 378.7 1.32 1.3 End-plate yielding
SC3—Blast duration 0.015 286 363.7 1.27 1.3 End-plate yielding
SC3—Blast duration 0.02 286 341.5 1.19 1.3 End-plate yielding
DR1—Blast duration 0.005 325 342.1 1.05 1.05 Bolt failure
DR1—Blast duration 0.01 325 366 1.13 1.05 Bolt failure
DR1—Blast duration 0.015 325 379.7 1.17 1.05 Bolt failure
DR1—Blast duration 0.02 325 381.9 1.17 1.05 Bolt failure