This book presents a boundary element formulation for solving structural problems associated with frictional contact using an efficient, iterative and fully load-incremental technique. Partial contents: Theoretical Development in Contact Analysis; Numerical Development in Contact Analysis; Contact and Fracture Mechanics Analysis: Contact Mechanics; Fracture Mechanics; The Boundary Element Method in Elastostatics: Governing Equations of Elasticity; The Boundary Integral Formulation of Elasticity; Fundamental Solutions; The Boundary Integral Equation; Numerical Implementation of the Boundary Element Method; Internal Points; Application of BEM to Contact Problems: BEM Solution to Contact Problems; Load Modelling Strategy: Methods of Load Application; Development of Fully Implemented Loading Technique; Further Modelling Considerations: Choice of Element Type for the Potential Contact Area; The Phenomenon of Partial Slip; Numerical Examples: Contact Problems without Cracks; Numerical Examples: Contact Problems with Cracks.

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    Computational Mechanics Incorporated

    25 Bridge Street
    Billerica, MA  United States  01821
  • Authors:
    • Man, K W
  • Publication Date: 1994-10


  • English

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  • Pagination: 200 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00675437
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1562522582
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1995 12:00AM