cmat apply command


contact cmat apply <keyword> <range>

Apply the CMAT to existing contacts. Visit each contact in the specified range and override its contact model according to the CMAT. Note that the contact models are entirely reassigned to each contact; all information stored in the previous contact model is lost. Alternatively, one can modify select contact model parameters at existing contacts using the contact property or contact method commands.

By default, only mechanical contacts are considered.


Apply to mechanical contacts.


Apply to thermal contacts.

Usage Example

contact cmat apply

from “bond_sb.dat” in Genesis and Testing of a Soft-Bonded Material

contact cmat apply range group 'glass' matches 2