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Odd simulation issue, forces not applying.

Question asked by Andrew Cuttle on Nov 8, 2017
Latest reply on Nov 15, 2017 by Andrew Cuttle

I have an odd problem for a simple simulation. I have a shell model of a simple skid frame, applying a force to a set of planar surfaces I was checking the constraint resultants and saw they didn't add up. Looking further, of the x14 surfaces the force was applied to only one was seeing any load. Screen-shot attached with a high loading to make the effect obvious.


Tried it as a per item and total application for the same results.


If I apply the force individually to one of the problem surfaces then it won't solve, bringing up a 'no loads applied' error?


Looked online but not seen anyone having any similar issues. Thought it could be bad geometry but the model is pretty simple and the mesh looks fine?