Spring (Contact)

This realization creates N rows of spring (SPRING2N) elements between shells and/or solids, where N is a user defined value.

Spring (contact) is only available in the Radioss solver profile.

The connection between the spring elements and the links is made with a tie contact definition.

Figure 1. Spring (Contact) Realization Example

Realization Details

Specifies the distance between the two outermost rows. This is valid only for realizations with two or more rows.
Specifies the number of rows of spring elements of the realization.
Must be a positive integer.