## *CHANGE SURFACE BEHAVIOR

Keyword type: step

With this option one can redefine the contact surface behavior within a step. There is one required parameter INTERACTION, denoting the name of the *SURFACE INTERACTION the surface behavior of which one would like to change. This card must be followed by a *SURFACE BEHAVIOR card to become effective.

First and only line:

• *CHANGE SURFACE BEHAVIOR
• enter the required parameter INTERACTION and its parameter.

Example:

*CHANGE SURFACE BEHAVIOR,INTERACTION=IN1


indicates that the surface behavior value of surface interaction IN1 is to be changed to the value underneath the following *SURFACE BEHAVIOR card.

Example files: changesurfbeh