Implementation of Contact Algorithms with High Order FE

Part of the Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics book series (LNACM, volume 67)

Abstract

The Chapter is showing the implementation of high-order finite elements including the possibility of contact interactions within a special strategy such as contact layer finite element. Some numerical difficulties within the classical Hertz problem are studied (originated to [96]). Later, this example became the benchmark test for iso-geometric finite element, see [175] and [176]. The contact layer finite element is illustrating good correlation with the analytical solution of the famous Hertz contact problem even within a single element covering the contact zone.

Keywords

Contact Pressure Contact Zone Contact Layer Normal Traction Contact Algorithm 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of MechanicsKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Institut für MechanikKarlsruher Institut für TechnologieKarlsruheDeutschland

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