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Two half spheres meshed in volumic elements: elastic computation with contact

In this example the nonlinear behaviour of two half spheres in contact is analyzed. The mesh is composed of volumetric meshes.

Modelizations

Name of the use test perf005
Code version 12
Type of analysis Nonlinear computation with contact
Material behaviour Elastoplastic
Geometric behaviour Small displacements
Dominant type of mesh Pentahedron

Results

Modelizations A B C D E F
Type of mesh Linear Linear Linear Linear Linear Linear
Number of dof 13 370 91 092 488 954 13 542 91 756 491 014
Number of elements 8 964 60 996 326 854 8 964 60 996 326 854
Contact formulation Discrète Discrète Discrète Continue Continue Continue
Number of contact connections 64 222 697 64 222 697
Memory used (Mo) 114 510 3 785 176 763 2 756
Total time (s) 3.56 83.45 2 159.52 9.84 79.50 567.42
STAT_NON_LINE time (s) 2.99 81.48 2 149.60 9.26 77.43 557.40
Solver MULT_FRONT MULT_FRONT MULT_FRONT GCPC GCPC GCPC

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