I have a model which represents a solid component (tets) attached to a flat plate of shell elements using rigid links.
I am trying to use a connector between the adjacent surfaces to simulate the contact.
If I run a static analysis with the connector disabled, I get a solution.
A modal analysis using Glued Contact also appears to works correctly.
With the connection enabled, I get the following error message when running a static analysis;
^^^ USER FATAL MESSAGE 9143 (SUPER3)
^^^ THE SOLUTION FOR THE RESIDUAL STRUCTURE DOES NOT EXIST.
*** USER INFORMATION MESSAGE 4110 (OUTPX2)
Dear Carlton, Give us more information of the model, you mention you have "rigid elements" but also you comment to use contact elements. I can't figure if the problem is caused by the type of rigid elements used (RBE2??) of the definition of the contact type (Glue contact or Surface-toSurface contact??). Also, post an image of you model, an image is better than 1000 words!!. Best regards, Blas.