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I am performing a structural simulation in Simlab. I have imported the CAD model and created the mesh. But it is an assembly, and I have to define the contacts between parts. Is there in Simlab a command to automatize this task? For example when you import in Simsolid it recognizes contacts automatically and show them. All contacts in my model are bonded contacts, how can I define it? Regards.

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Attached video is a simple structural simulation video. In this video, go to 0.59 sec. It will show you how to create auto contact creation for an assembly.


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Thank you very much for your good response.


I have defined a model, but now I have the next error and I can't continue with simulation:



Errors reported during program execution


hwsolver.mesg output from the solver:





1- I want to check the elements that give me this error. How can I find them?


2- Also I want to know about the posibility to undo these checks: If I know that the interest region is meshed with good quality, is it possible in Simlab to undo this?


Thank you.

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