Loads are transmitted to the whole model through elements. However for an assembly with multiple parts, there are no elements in the gaps between different parts. Therefore, contacts are needed to transmit loads. This short guide will give you all the basis about contacts in midas NFX. Different types of contact, linear, nonlinear contacts, etc...


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Author:
Cyprien Rusu
Cyprien Rusu is senior technical engineer at MIDAS IT. He is specialized in mechanical FEA analysis.

"Maths are the basis of FEA Analysis, this is why I am always focused on teaching the mathematical background going with the Analysis, to make everyone more professional and more efficient in their daily job by understanding what is behind ! " --Cyprien Rusu


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