GluedContactConstraint

under construction:Undocumented Class

The GluedContactConstraint has not been documented, if you would like to contribute to MOOSE by writing documentation, please see Documenting MOOSE. The content contained on this page explains the typical 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 /Constraints/GluedContactConstraint

Input Parameters

  • nodal_areaThe nodal area

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Description:The nodal area

  • slaveThe slave boundary

    C++ Type:BoundaryName

    Description:The slave boundary

  • 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

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

  • master_variableThe variable on the master side of the domain

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Description:The variable on the master side of the domain

  • masterThe boundary ID associated with the master side

    C++ Type:BoundaryName

    Description:The boundary ID associated with the master side

  • variableThe name of the variable that this constraint is applied to.

    C++ Type:NonlinearVariableName

    Description:The name of the variable that this constraint is applied to.

  • boundaryThe master boundary

    C++ Type:BoundaryName

    Description:The master boundary

Required Parameters

  • tension_release0Tension release threshold. A node in contact will not be released if its tensile load is below this value. Must be positive.

    Default:0

    C++ Type:double

    Description:Tension release threshold. A node in contact will not be released if its tensile load is below this value. Must be positive.

  • disp_zThe z displacement

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Description:The z displacement

  • disp_yThe y displacement

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Description:The y displacement

  • disp_xThe x displacement

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Description:The x displacement

  • tangential_toleranceTangential distance to extend edges of contact surfaces

    C++ Type:double

    Description:Tangential distance to extend edges of contact surfaces

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

    C++ Type:double

    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

    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

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

  • friction_coefficient0The friction coefficient

    Default:0

    C++ Type:double

    Description:The friction coefficient

  • formulationdefaultThe contact formulation

    Default:default

    C++ Type:std::string

    Description:The contact formulation

  • execute_onLINEARThe list of flag(s) indicating when this object should be executed, the available options include NONE, INITIAL, LINEAR, NONLINEAR, TIMESTEP_END, TIMESTEP_BEGIN, FINAL, CUSTOM.

    Default:LINEAR

    C++ Type:ExecFlagEnum

    Description:The list of flag(s) indicating when this object should be executed, the available options include NONE, INITIAL, LINEAR, NONLINEAR, TIMESTEP_END, TIMESTEP_BEGIN, FINAL, CUSTOM.

  • modelfrictionlessThe contact model to use

    Default:frictionless

    C++ Type:std::string

    Description:The contact model to use

  • orderFIRSTThe finite element order

    Default:FIRST

    C++ Type:MooseEnum

    Description:The finite element order

  • displacementsThe displacements appropriate for the simulation geometry and coordinate system

    C++ Type:std::vector

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

Optional Parameters

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

    C++ Type:std::vector

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

  • enableTrueSet the enabled status of the MooseObject.

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    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

    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

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