# block contact reset command

Syntax

block contact reset keyword <range>

Primary keywords:

Reset certain model variables.

displacement

Reset all relative displacements (shear and normal) of contacts to zero. This has no effect on the model results, and is useful for identifying effects of incremental changes.

energy

Reset joint energy terms to zero.

pore-pressure

Reset joint pore pressure to zero.

state

Reset all subcontact state indicators to elastic (no failure).

stress

Reset all joint stresses (shear and normal) to zero.