Is it possible to use a contact solid or a layered FE mesh for a solid, even for curved surfaces? I receive Error No. 848. 

Answer

Yes, the contact solid or a layered FE mesh also works for curved surfaces. However, the following restrictions shall apply:


  • The surface is only simply curved
  • The curved surfaces are modeled via concentric circles (see Figure 01)
The easiest way to create the lines is to use the function "Set Parallel Line". (see Figure 02)

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Contact solid Layered FE mesh Curved surfaces Error No. 848

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