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*MODEL CHANGE

Keyword type: step

With this option one can activate or deactivate contact between two surfaces. Contact must have been defined between these surfaces using a *CONTACT PAIR card before the first step. There is one required parameter TYPE=CONTACT PAIR and there are two mutually exclusive parameters ADD and REMOVE.


First line:

Following line:

Example:

*MODEL CHANGE,TYPE=CONTACT PAIR,REMOVE
dep,ind

deactivates contact between the surfaces dep and ind.


Example files:



guido dhondt 2012-10-06