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Shell to Solid bonding Errors

Question asked by David Suelflow on Jan 9, 2011
Latest reply on Mar 21, 2011 by David Suelflow

We have a truss that we want to analyze just one joint so to save time we have most of it as shell elements and the joint in question as solid.  When we try to run the simulation we get an error stating that the contact between the solid and shell is no good.  Does anyone have a suggestion as to best way to connect these two?

Attached are some screen shots with the solids highlighted…