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stress analysis on bolted bracket

Question asked by Alex Immanuel Thainese on Apr 1, 2017
Latest reply on Jan 10, 2018 by Jon Dahlgren

solidworks model link:    Z BRACKET SW MODEL-simulation error.zip - Google Drive

BELOW IS THE IMAGE OF A BRACKET

z BR MODEL.png

 

 

THIS BRACKET IS TO BE USED TO SUPPORT A MARBLE STONE .

To perform a stress analysis , I used fixed geometry at the slot region and applied the load on the pin which is con nected to the marble .

z BR MODEL2.png

The contact set  is used is bonded to make the bracket , pin and flat head bolt to act as one system

z BR MODEL3.png

I am unable to solve this and I ma getting following error.

z BR MODEL4.png

 

MY QUESTION:

 

  1. 1) HOW TO RECTIFY THIS ERROR  and run the simulation ??
  2. 2) What are the appropriate contact which should be used  ??

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