MasterContactFace3D

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General description

This condition represents a part of a master surface for contact problems, it is doing nothing. For further information on the implemented Contact algorithm see ContactLink3D.

How to use

The MasterContactFace3D is part of the KratosStructuralApplication and can be generated in the .cond input file using

  • MasterContactFace3D3 for the face of a 4 node tetrahedron with linear shape functions,
  • MasterContactFace3D6 for the face of a 10 node tetrahedron with quadratic shape functions,
  • MasterContactFace3D for the face of a 8 node hexahedron with linear shape functions,
  • MasterContactFace3D8 for the face of a 20 node hexahedron with quadratic shape functions,
  • MasterContactFace3D9 for the face of a 27 node hexahedron with quadratic shape functions,

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