Elastodynamic Contact Problems

  • J. R. BarberEmail author
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 250)


If the loads on an elastic body change in time, the resulting elastic displacements \(\varvec{u}(t)\) will imply local accelerations \(\ddot{\varvec{u}}(t)\), which should be taken into account in the equations of motion.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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