ERROR: Slave process(es) with rank(s) 17 have aborted
I use Ansys Mechanical to perform analysis of railroad bridge joint with bolt pretensions. So, when i created my model with all the default settings (bonded and frictional contacts) - everything was fine, calculation was performed. But because of the large number of iterations, i decided to change Normal stiffness to Factor with value "0.5" (i read that it can help to decrease number of iterations). So, now when i perform the Solution, i have a mistake after 56 iteration (close to the Solution ending by the time):
ERROR: Slave process(es) with rank(s) 17 have aborted.
The information below was gathered from the file*.out output file(s).
Please review the slave process output file(s) listed below for more
details on this abort.
Slave Process Output File .\file17.out:
Current ANSYS Traceback:
I can't find the ".\file17.out". So, what does it mean and how to solve this problem?