An experimental method for determining the dynamic contact law Authors
Received: 10 February 1983 Revised: 13 September 1983 DOI:
10.1007/BF02323199 Cite this article as: Doyle, J.F. Experimental Mechanics (1984) 24: 10. doi:10.1007/BF02323199
An experimental method is investigated whereby the strain response from an impacted beam is sufficient to determine the contacting force. Once the force is known, it is shown how the contact law can be determined. Experimental results for an impacted aluminum beam are demonstrated.
Paper was presented at 1983 SESA Spring Meeting held in Cleveland, OH on May 15–20.
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