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Is there a way to define NO PENETRATION between Solids and Beams?

Question asked by Daniel Kitts on Sep 30, 2013
Latest reply on Oct 14, 2013 by Jared Conway

I have a solid plate attached at the top of a truss made with beam members.  Looking at the displacement results, the solid plate penetrates through the beams (these components are NOT initially touching). 

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Second, solid components that are bonded to beams via contact set (selected beam and face of solid) do not appear to be carried through in the simulation results. 

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Any suggestions?

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