A good place to get started with the CONTACT software is to consult the README-file.
The primary source of information on the use of the CONTACT software is its users guide.
The changes between successive versions of CONTACT are described in the release notes.
For information on the scientific background have a look at the following references.
A new version of the FASTSIM algorithm is developed as well. It is published in:
- [Vollebregt2010b]. E.A.H. Vollebregt and P. Wilders, FASTSIM2: a second-order accurate frictional rolling contact algorithm. Computational Mechanics, 2010.