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Attaching surface & solid meshes

mikito

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Catia V5 Generative Analysis & Advanced Meshing mode:


I have a sheetmetal part attached to a solid part. I have meshed the solid with solid tets, and the sheetmetal with surface elements. I have made a surface contact constraint between them added a general surface connection property, and also thrown in a rigid element connection mesh. I expected that the connection mesh would "connect" the two.


There is an error stating that the system cannot solve since the two meshes appear to not "talk" to each other.


Any thoughts?
 

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