Andrey Aliamovskiy

Dubious results when using springs

Discussion created by Andrey Aliamovskiy on Dec 7, 2007
Latest reply on Dec 15, 2007 by Ameer Chilakala

Uniform 1.0 pressure acts at the top. Boundary conditions arechosen to produce uniform 1.0 vertical stress. The result is on thepicture. All stresses are sufficiently nonuniform. My impression isthe spring "penetrates" into the solids.