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From Sol101 to Sol601 - how to?

From Sol101 to Sol601 - how to?

From Sol101 to Sol601 - how to?


I have large solid model with 7 multiple surface contact points - friction 0,1. Model was calculated with static structural analysis. LGDISP are on.

Now I would like to double check the results with nonliniar static. I can choose between 106 and advanced 601. What I need to change in my model to be able to calculate?

What I know is:
-use nonlinear contact (Frictional Constraint 0,1) property
-define time steps (10 and 0,1 increment)

In Load Step convergence graph Contact is below Energy which I assume is good to proceed. Why my simulation may stop? It is only related to settings since my model is good, since it was possible to calculate static - rgiht?

I have only 1 err: SOL601 did not finish successfully.

See picture for convergence.

Any hint will be greatly appreciated.

Rgds, W.

RE: From Sol101 to Sol601 - how to?


For Sol601, you need to change your load definition to time dependent. Define a time field for the load. The first point is always 0,0. The last point is (your time step defined, your final load).

Kind regards,

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