I have created XFEM crack on cell partition I followed Abaqus documentation, but the problem is as soon as the crack initiate the iteration fail to converge. I have lowered minimum iteration step but it didn't solve the problem. I think that I need to create XFEM crack growth interaction but I can not see it under "create interaction" ( I have selected step: intial tap ) but still didn't see it.
What do I need to do ?
by the way my mesh is bad I am not use to work with tetrahedral mesh I find it very hard to create a mesh with out bad elements.
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