Inorganic Materials

, Volume 54, Issue 15, pp 1517–1522 | Cite as

Distribution of Stresses and Deformations in the Deformed Metal Volume at Indenting of a Spherical Indenter

  • V. M. MatyuninEmail author
  • A. G. KazantsevEmail author
  • A. Yu. Marchenkov


In this paper, we studied the distribution of stresses and deformations in a deformed metal under the indents obtained by indentation of a spherical indenter with a different degree of loading. For this purpose, the hardness method and the finite element method are used. These methods are shown to complement each other and their combined use gives more complete information on the values of stresses and strains in various zones of the deformed metal volume.


spherical indenter indentation stress intensity deformation intensity hydrostatic core deformed volume hardness finite element method 



This work was supported by the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 15-19-00166, and performed at the National Research University MPEI.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research University MPEIMoscowRussia
  2. 2.JSC TsNIITMAShMoscowRussia

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