October 4, 2017 at 12:20 pmVishal GanoreAnsys Employee
Are contact element supported in single frame restarts?
October 17, 2017 at 10:36 amArunAnsys Employee
No. The contact object and contact element connectives are saved in rdb file. A single frame restart does not use the rdb file so that the contact behavior can change during and after a restart. In particular, contact results from a single frame restart cannot be trusted with frictional contact or contact stiffness updated per each iteration.
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