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Dear all, I want to study the behaviour of assembly under the force when there is physical gap between two components with the help of either contacts or gap elements or spot gap. Please guide. Thanks in advance. Regards Amol
Hello, I want to simulate a rivet Joint just applied shear force. Between the rivet and the hole in the metal Sheets is a gap. I get convergence but the rivet turns a Little. u can see it if u watch the displacement Contour plot on the rivet which is not symmetric. Is that because of the coarse mesh? I tried to use gap elements but maybe i put some wrong Setting. attachted are the model. Can anybody help me to fix the Problem? rivet_joint.zip