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How to model relative friction in ansys (FEM software)

  1. Apr 14, 2008 #1
    When you have friction between two surfaces, then u use the relative friction coefficient right. But how do i do that with ansys? I have put contact element between two different materials, but it doesn’t seems as I can use the relative friction in ansys. ...

    This is the possibilities i seems to have if i want to set friction coefficient ..
    http://img381.imageshack.us/img381/993/contactfrictionux5.jpg [Broken]
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  3. Apr 14, 2008 #2


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    Perhaps you missed the box named "Friction Coefficient" when you looked?!
  4. Apr 15, 2008 #3
    Yes but above that box, it is a box that says material id, which means that i give a friction coefficient for both materials, which hardly is the same as the relative friction between two surfaces

    Kindly Pellefant ...
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