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Finite Element Analysis of Nonsmooth Frictional Contact

Pandolfi, Anna and Ortiz, Michael (2007) Finite Element Analysis of Nonsmooth Frictional Contact. In: IUTAM Symposium on Computational Methods in Contact Mechanics. IUTAM Bookseries. No.3. Springer , Dordrecht, pp. 57-76. ISBN 9781402064043.

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A nonsmooth contact class of algorithms were introduced by Kane et al. [1] and extended to the case of friction by Pandolfi et. al [2]. The formulation specifically addresses geometries for which neither normals nor gap functions can be properly defined, e.g. bodies with corners. The formulation provides the incremental displacements in variational form, following from a minimum principle. Selected numerical examples of application of the algorithm are presented here.

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Pandolfi, Anna0000-0002-7084-7456
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Additional Information:© Springer 2007. AP acknowledges the support of the Italian MIUR PRIN-2005 programme, Protocol No. 2005085973.
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Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Universita e della Ricerca (MIUR)2005085973
Subject Keywords:Frictional contact, non-smooth contact, finite elements, variational formulations
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