FINITE ELEMENT FORMULATION AND SOLUTION OF CONTACT-IMPACT PROBLEMS IN CONTINUUM MECHANICS

This report presents a general theory of contract-impact problems cast in a variational theorem suitable for implementation with the finite element method. The numerical scheme is described as is the structural analysis computer code in which it is contained.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, San Diego

    La Jolla Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
    La Jolla, CA  United States 

    Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory

    Point Mugu
    Port Hueneme, CA  United States  93041

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hughes, T J
    • TAYLOR, R L
    • Sackman, J L
  • Publication Date: 1974-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 101 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00091459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCSESM-74-8 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: N62399-73-C-0023, DOT-HS-5-01132
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1975 12:00AM