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verification purposes, but could be solved using either element type alone. The model is solved using 3-D nodeto-node contact elements (CONTA178). Results
CONTA178 1–148 Target ANSYS Ratio 1.010 1.011 1.001 ANSYS Verification Manual . ANSYS Release 9.0 . 002114 . © SAS IP, Inc. VM64: Thermal Expansion to Close a Gap at a Rigid Surface
Reference: C. O. Harris, Introduction to Stress Analysis, The Macmillan Co., New York, NY,
1959, pg. 58, problem 8. Analysis Type(s): Static thermal Stress Analysis (ANTYPE = 0) Element Type(s): 2-D/3-D Node-to-Surface Contact Element (CONTA175)
2-D Target Segment Element (TARGE169)
2-D Structural Solid Elements (PLANE42) Input Listing: vm64.dat Test Case
An aluminum-alloy bar is initially at a temperature of 70°F. Calculate the stresses in the bar after it has been
heated to 170°F. The supports are assumed to be rigid. Figure 64.1 Rigid Surface Material Properties
E = 10.5 x 106 psi
α = 12.5 10-6 in/in-°F...
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