I am new to this nonlinear simulation .
Tring to simulate a non linear seal to seal connection by using two flange flanges. But seems it keep showing this message.
Any help / advice.
have you tried the suggestions in the solver?
thats the first thing to do
next i'd go back and see if the problem solves with linear material.
still no > try solving with linear static.
still no > reduce the load to something smaller, see if it still solves
still no > check your setup and then reverse
Hard to know what's going on with the limited info provided but having a very fine mesh on the seal bit (assuming it is undergoing large defoemations) might be helpful if elements are getting very distrored. An initial mesh with aspect ratios near 1 is also a good move for this (this is good everywhere as well). Hyper elastic material models can help here if that is realistic. Non-realistic material properties can cause solutions to fail. Adding friction can sometimes be very helpful as can removing friction if it is applied - depends on whether the problem can solve without it (keeps things from moving) or if it is well contained removing friction can simplfy the problem.
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