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non linear with WF mechanica 4

non linear with WF mechanica 4

non linear with WF mechanica 4

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has anyone started playing around with the pre-prod. release of mechanica 4?  I thought I could get a seal analysis done with contact elements in the advanced mechanica section.

From what I can see, it does not have the capability of doing a non-linear material analysis that includes contact elements (another non-linearity). When you check one 'non-linear' box in the analysis definition sheet, it shades off the other one so you can't select it.

Does anyone have any comments or know if I can have both contact elements mixed with a hyperleastic model?  Was I expecting too much of this new release?

Cheers;  Yves

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