Measuring out-of-plane displacement in plane stress
Posted Nov 30, 2018, 3:38 PM EST Mechanical Version 5.3a 1 Reply
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I am modelling some contact considering a 2D plane stress situation. I would like to know how to measure the quantity of material which moves out of the XY plane. The variable comp1.w (which is displacement in Z direction) returns 0 value. Is this the correct variable? Because I am sure there should be some out-of-plane displacement.
Thank you in advance.