View Contact Response

Review mechanics of connections with separating or closing contact conditions.

This feature does not support bonding or sliding contact conditions.
Four response types are available:
  • Load condition: normal traction (contact pressure)
  • Load condition: tangential traction
  • Displacement Condition: contact opening (deformational gap)
  • Displacement Condition: contact slippage
  1. On the Project Tree, open the Analysis Workbench.
  2. In the workbench toolbar, click the (Contact Response) icon.
  3. In the Project Tree, select the connection you want to view.
  4. Select a Response type in the drop-down menu.
  5. Use the slider to select Display point size.
    The modeling window will update to display the chosen results.
  6. Click Close.