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crack progagation whith XEFM
hi all im using abaqus 6.9 to simulate a crack propagation in an elastic material whith Xfem option, i still have this errors :the following XEFM crack are failling to correctly generate the conditions are listed whith the crack names : crack-1 Failed to locate crack tip.
and if i submit the job even the warning its abort and i get this error:the damage model has to be specified for enriched element ( nbre) instance part 1-1.i specify the damage model in Intprop as follow
*DAMAGE EVOLUTION,TYPE=ENERGY,MIXED MODE BEHAVIOR=POWER LAW,POWER=1.0
if any one know wat the problem whith my model tel me plz
i have 2 questions
how to specify or indicate the crack tip
how to get enriched elemnt.
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