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1171: Manual tuning of the Contact Pair condition.

In COMSOL 4.3b, the contact pair conditions were changed to improve manual tuning of the augmented Lagrangian contact formulation. In the augmented Lagrangian method, the penalty factor controls how “hard” the...
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1102: Structural Contact Modeling Guidelines

This article contains guidance for solving models that include structural contact, and the procedures that should be followed to achieve a converged solution. Background Structural contact modeling is a highly...
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