WHAT IS THE ESSENCE OF GENERATING MESH ON SLAB BEFORE ANALYSIS

If i model my project and add slab,what will be the difference if i dont generate plate mesh, after adding slab i add load and run analysis without generating mesh.

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    I have seen many tread, where we can design a slab using " Floor load" also. My question is - " If we're designing a slab using "floor load" (without generating plate), how can we get the output of slab reinforcement details  in this case?, because in this case, all the stresses will transfer to the beam directly and further to the column through column and may lead to design of over reinforced beam.

    I have run an experiment analysis where I am getting higher reinforcement in beam (say beam no X) (when the structure is designed using Floor Load method instead of plate meshing under same loading condition) ?

    Which one method is more accurate Floor load or plate meshing to design ?

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