Two-Dimensional Frictionless Contact Problems

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


If the gap function \(g_0(x, y)\) defined in Eq. ( 1.1) and Fig.  1.3 is independent of y, contact will occur in one or more strips parallel to the y-axis and the resulting stress and displacement fields will also be independent of y and hence two dimensional.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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