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# Similarity Approach to Hertz Type Contact Problems

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## Abstract

The talk is devoted to some similarity approaches to three-dimensional contact problems. It includes: a brief review of results in the area before 1979, the year when the author started to work in this area, discussion of the theoretical basis and ideas of scaling in application to contact mechanics, some author’s results with examples of typical contact problems that sufficiently fully reflect the general nature of this scaling, and some illustrations of the approach by giving examples of its engineering applications, mainly to materials science.

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