How can I model a support of a member on a bracket with screws?

Answer

In this case, the most suitable combination is a member elastic foundation with nodal supports, which may fail at compression.

Figure 01 - Screwed Support of Bracket on Member

Figure 01 shows a model with such a support. As you can see from the results, the member elastic foundation absorbs the compressive forces and the nodal supports absorb the tension forces.

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Member elastic foundation Screw connection Failing support

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