Take advantage of this live online course right from your desk.


2 days, 9.00am – 1.00pm (BST) Take advantage of this live online course right from your desk. Each day of the class will begin with a lecture session. After the lecture, workshop sessions are conducted offline with technical support provided by hosting office via phone and email. Some hosting offices also allow for in-person attendance.

Course Objective:

Have you ever used contact in finite element analyses and encountered convergence difficulties? Have you ever had concerns interpreting contact analysis results? If so, then this class is for you. In this class you will learn the latest techniques and strategies to help you make effective use of the contact modeling capabilities in Abaqus.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Surface-to-surface contact formulation
  • Accurate prediction of contact stresses
  • Stabilisation techniques
  • Best practices for contact modelling
  • Philosophy behind general contact
  • Proper application of general contact in Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit
  • Convergence issues specific to contact
  • Effective use of Abaqus/CAE for setting up contact models

This course is a customized subset of the Modelling Contact with Abaqus/Standard course.

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for engineers with experience using Abaqus.

Course Overview:

The overview provides details of the topics covered in each lecture. Please note that the actual course agenda may vary depending on location.

Upcoming sessions

Location: Online
Date: Available on request

What's included on the course?

Here's what you can expect from all our live training courses.
An experienced, specialist trainer
Dedicated training facilities
Years of industry experience
Personal attendance certificate
On hand training co-ordinator
Lunch & refreshments

How does it work?

Get in touch

Submit your course enquiry one of three ways; complete our booking request form, send us an email or give us a call.

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