ContactMaster

under construction:Undocumented Class

The ContactMaster has not been documented. The content contained on this page includes the basic documentation associated with a MooseObject; however, what is contained is ultimately determined by what is necessary to make the documentation clear for users.

!syntax description /DiracKernels/ContactMaster

Input Parameters

  • variableThe name of the variable that this kernel operates on

    C++ Type:NonlinearVariableName

    Options:

    Description:The name of the variable that this kernel operates on

  • componentAn integer corresponding to the direction the variable this kernel acts in. (0 for x, 1 for y, 2 for z)

    C++ Type:unsigned int

    Options:

    Description:An integer corresponding to the direction the variable this kernel acts in. (0 for x, 1 for y, 2 for z)

  • boundaryThe master boundary

    C++ Type:BoundaryName

    Options:

    Description:The master boundary

  • slaveThe slave boundary

    C++ Type:BoundaryName

    Options:

    Description:The slave boundary

  • nodal_areaThe nodal area

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The nodal area

Required Parameters

  • disp_zThe z displacement

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The z displacement

  • disp_yThe y displacement

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The y displacement

  • disp_xThe x displacement

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The x displacement

  • tension_release0Tension release threshold. A node in contact will not be released if its tensile load is below this value. No tension release if negative.

    Default:0

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:Tension release threshold. A node in contact will not be released if its tensile load is below this value. No tension release if negative.

  • normalize_penaltyFalseWhether to normalize the penalty parameter with the nodal area for penalty contact.

    Default:False

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:Whether to normalize the penalty parameter with the nodal area for penalty contact.

  • normal_smoothing_distanceDistance from edge in parametric coordinates over which to smooth contact normal

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:Distance from edge in parametric coordinates over which to smooth contact normal

  • penalty1e+08The penalty to apply. This can vary depending on the stiffness of your materials

    Default:1e+08

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:The penalty to apply. This can vary depending on the stiffness of your materials

  • normal_smoothing_methodMethod to use to smooth normals (edge_based|nodal_normal_based)

    C++ Type:std::string

    Options:

    Description:Method to use to smooth normals (edge_based|nodal_normal_based)

  • tangential_toleranceTangential distance to extend edges of contact surfaces

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:Tangential distance to extend edges of contact surfaces

  • capture_tolerance0Normal distance from surface within which nodes are captured

    Default:0

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:Normal distance from surface within which nodes are captured

  • friction_coefficient0The friction coefficient

    Default:0

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:The friction coefficient

  • formulationdefaultThe contact formulation

    Default:default

    C++ Type:std::string

    Options:

    Description:The contact formulation

  • modelfrictionlessThe contact model to use

    Default:frictionless

    C++ Type:std::string

    Options:

    Description:The contact model to use

  • orderFIRSTThe finite element order

    Default:FIRST

    C++ Type:MooseEnum

    Options:CONSTANT FIRST SECOND THIRD FOURTH

    Description:The finite element order

  • displacementsThe displacements appropriate for the simulation geometry and coordinate system

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The displacements appropriate for the simulation geometry and coordinate system

Optional Parameters

  • drop_duplicate_pointsTrueBy default points added to a DiracKernel are dropped if a point at the same locationhas been added before. If this option is set to false duplicate points are retainedand contribute to residual and Jacobian.

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:By default points added to a DiracKernel are dropped if a point at the same locationhas been added before. If this option is set to false duplicate points are retainedand contribute to residual and Jacobian.

  • control_tagsAdds user-defined labels for accessing object parameters via control logic.

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:Adds user-defined labels for accessing object parameters via control logic.

  • enableTrueSet the enabled status of the MooseObject.

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:Set the enabled status of the MooseObject.

  • use_displaced_meshTrueWhether or not this object should use the displaced mesh for computation. Note that in the case this is true but no displacements are provided in the Mesh block the undisplaced mesh will still be used.

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:Whether or not this object should use the displaced mesh for computation. Note that in the case this is true but no displacements are provided in the Mesh block the undisplaced mesh will still be used.

Advanced Parameters

  • vector_tagsnontimeThe tag for the vectors this Kernel should fill

    Default:nontime

    C++ Type:MultiMooseEnum

    Options:nontime time

    Description:The tag for the vectors this Kernel should fill

  • extra_vector_tagsThe extra tags for the vectors this Kernel should fill

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The extra tags for the vectors this Kernel should fill

  • matrix_tagssystemThe tag for the matrices this Kernel should fill

    Default:system

    C++ Type:MultiMooseEnum

    Options:nontime system

    Description:The tag for the matrices this Kernel should fill

  • extra_matrix_tagsThe extra tags for the matrices this Kernel should fill

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:The extra tags for the matrices this Kernel should fill

Tagging Parameters

Input Files

References