Contact diagnostics in an Abaqus/Explicit analysis

Contact diagnostics in Abaqus/Explicit allow you to get detailed information about the surfaces and progress of contact interactions. Diagnostics are available:

  • to review automatic adjustments between two surfaces,

  • to reveal potentially problematic initial surface configurations in a model,

  • to track excessive penetrations between two contacting surfaces, and

  • to review warnings associated with contact between warped surfaces.

The following topics are discussed:

Related Topics
About contact interactions
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Output to the Data and Results Files
Viewing diagnostic output