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well, im glad i found this forum dedicated to abaqus users. i'm just a
rookie, got in touch with abaqus in less than a month for my thesis.
hope you can help in my first big struggle.
im modeling a nut and a bolt thread in 2d, they should move towards
eachother and upon contact they should crash past eachother. i went
through all the modules quite ok. i run the job, it is successful. in
the visualization window, when i try to see the deformation of the
threads the following message is displayed: