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Regarding the solidDisplacementFoam solver, there is a switch called "compactNormalStress", which controls the way the "divSigmaExp" vector field is calculated. I would like to know what does this switch represents in physical terms?

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solidDisplacementFoam.C

creatFields.H

This switch is set to 'yes' in the solver plate with hole example.

Thanks a lot for any help!
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