An experimental method for determining the dynamic contact law
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- Doyle, J.F. Experimental Mechanics (1984) 24: 10. doi:10.1007/BF02323199
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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.