Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tricky thing about contact and separation in ABAQUS

In abaqus, there is an option “allow separation after contact”. this is tricky sometimes: if tick off means “not allowed to separate After contact”: (1) if use exactly same node between master and slave, abaqus think it is contacted even … Continue reading

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Again Python bugs in ABAQUS

Again met the bug: MakeSketchTransform(sketchPlane=f[0], sketchPlaneSide=SIDE1, sketchOrientation=RIGHT, sketchUpEdge=myEdges[0], origin=(0.0, 0.0, 0.0)) Use full arguments! Otherwise it may break down with warning.

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