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I have a problem with my 2D indentation model in abaqus. the indenter in my model is a rigid body, I have defined the contact interaction as a hard contact. when i run it, it gets aborted and gives this error:
I also upload my abaqus files.
***WARNING: SOLVER PROBLEM. ZERO PIVOT WHEN PROCESSING NODE 1 INSTANCE
INDENTER-1 D.O.F. 2
***NOTE: THE SOLUTION APPEARS TO BE DIVERGING. CONVERGENCE IS JUDGED UNLIKELY.
***ERROR: TOO MANY ATTEMPTS MADE FOR THIS INCREMENT
***WARNING: PATH BASED TRACKING IS DEFINED IN CONTACT PAIR
(ASSEMBLY_S_SURF-1,ASSEMBLY_INDENTER-1_M_SURF-1). PATH BASED
TRACKING CANNOT BE USED WITH ANALYTICAL RIGID MASTER SURFACES, THE
STATE BASED TRACKING ALGORITHM WILL BE USED INSTEAD.rockwell.caerockwell.jnl