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Finite Element Analysis Of Contact And Friction - A Survey


Due to the evolving nature of the engineering analysis and simulation market this publication no longer represents current best practice and has been archived. The document may be of historical interest and is therefore still available for purchase













Contents 

STATE OF THE ART SURVEY

  • Contactor and target bodies
  • Contact Force/Deflection Relationships
  • Implementation of Contact/Sliding Conditions
  • Contact Monitoring
  • Contact Constraints
  • Friction Force Calculations

STATE OF COMMERCIAL CODES
  • Contact and Friction Approaches
  • Node-to-Node Approach (Gap Elements)
  • Node-to-Surface Approach
  • Comments General to Both Node-to-Node and Node-to-Surface Approaches
  • Explicit Codes for Contact/Impact Analysis

INDUSTRIAL NEEDS 
  • Questionnaire
  • Personal communications from members of the Non-linear Working Group Committee

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH AND CODE DEVELOPMENT

SUGGESTIONS FOR CONTACT AND FRICTION BENCHMARKING

  • Benchmark Objectives
  • List of Existing Tests with Potential for Development into Benchmarks

CONCLUDING REMARKS

ACKOWLEDGEMENTS

REFERENCES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

APPENDIX


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About

J.E. Mottershead

First Published - March 1993

Softback Report - 33 Pages