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Nonlinear transient analysis does not support nonlinear contact analysis?

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Hi, 

 

My load step is nonlinear transient and my model contained the contact.

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Output message is as follows.

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 My model does not have a linear analysis SUBCASE.

 

 "the gap/contact behavior depends on the initial open/closed status and does not change."

-> It means contact status is not updated.

 

 

But the status is updated for each iteration in my results.

Why does the message appear? is it just only information?

 

 

Thanks.


 

 

 

 

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I have only one loadstep. 

 

FREQ1 is just remaining load collector.

 

The reason about DISP&ACCEL ouput is to see if DISP & ACCEL output comes in .pch files and see them in HyperGraph.

 

But .pch files is not opened in HyperView.

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Thanks.

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Since the analysis is converged successfully you can ignore information 2406.To post process displacement and acceleration in Hyperview request output in op2 or H3d format.

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