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(Linear) Contact Force, but No Contact Pressure

(Linear) Contact Force, but No Contact Pressure

(Linear) Contact Force, but No Contact Pressure

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Hey Y'all,,,

Linear Contacts... FEMAP / NX Nastran...

I got a Results to Data Table of

 225..Contact Pressure
 230..Total Contact Force

and when sorted for first 'Contact Pressure' and then 'Total Contact Force' I get this business, shown in the picture.

What's with the gap (blank) in the response of contact pressure for a certain grids, when there appears to exist some semblance of contact force on that thang.
Where's the disconnect?

Pre-thanks for entertaining this question. Have a neat day.

RE: (Linear) Contact Force, but No Contact Pressure

What software are you using ?

RE: (Linear) Contact Force, but No Contact Pressure

Dear NASAJPL,
Without the FEMAP model in hand is difficult to know the reason of the strange results, try to post your model, or create a simply pilot study, this way we can investigate, thanks!.
Best regards,
Blas.

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Ingeniero Industrial
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WEB: http://www.iberisa.com
Blog de FEMAP & NX Nastran: http://iberisa.wordpress.com/

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