Small-Sliding Contact

This application brief describes how the default small-sliding option offers significantly improved solution robustness, efficiency and speed compared to the finite-sliding contact option in ANSYS Mechanical. Small-sliding contact generates sufficiently accurate solution results if the relative sliding motion remains small during the entire analysis.


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