Accession Number:

ADA011054

Title:

Finite Element Formulation and Solution of Contact-Impact Problems in Continuum Mechanics

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 1973-May 1974

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING LAB

Report Date:

1974-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

103.0

Abstract:

This report presents a general theory of contract-impact problems cast in a variational theorem suitable for implementation with the finite element method. The numerical scheme is described as is the structural analysis computer code in which it is contained.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE