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Error: Model may not have adequate fixtures

Question asked by Mo Fazel on Nov 19, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 28, 2016 by Hana Hayati

I performed an Static FEA analysis on an ellipsi between two parallel plates. The ellopsi and plates were assembled and matted by Tangent and Width constraints. 

A pressure applied to the upper plate and the lower plate is fixed. The contact surfaces between the plates and ellipsi have roller/slider joints. After Running, I got this error:

 

"The Iterative Solver stopped.

The solver has numerical difficulties.

Model may not have adequate fixtures

No results saved."

 

I think the problem would be with contact surfaces because when running the ellipsi, it worked. I have tried different ways but it didn't work.  

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Mo

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