Mechanics of Solids

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 435–443 | Cite as

Elastic contact between nominally plane surfaces in the presence of roughness and adhesion

  • I. G. Goryacheva
  • Yu. Yu. Makhovskaya


The solution of the problem of interaction with regard to the forces of adhesive (molecular) attraction of two nominally plane half-spaces one of which is elastic and the surface of the other has a regular relief is presented. The surface mutual approach dependence on the applied nominal pressure and the effective specific work of adhesion are analyzed for various parameters of adhesive interaction and micro-geometry of the surfaces.


contact interaction adhesion roughness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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