Math. Model. Nat. Phenom.
Volume 4, Number 1, 2009Modelling and numerical methods in contact mechanics
|Page(s)||44 - 87|
|Published online||27 January 2009|
Numerical Modelling of Contact Elastic-Plastic Flows
Institute of the Problems of Mechanical Engineering, 199178
2 Manufacturing Systems Department, Ford Research Laboratory, 481214 Dearborn, USA
3 Institut Camille Jordan, UMR 5208 CNRS, University Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne, France
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Wilkins' method has been successfully used since early 60s for numerical simulation of high velocity contact elastic-plastic flows. The present work proposes some effective modifications of this method including more sophisticated material model including the Baushinger effect; modification of the algorithm based on correction of the initial configuration of a solid; a contact algorithm based on the idea of a mild contact.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 74C15 / 74M15 / 65M06
Key words: continuum mechanics / numerical simulation / Wilkins' method / contact algorithm / elastic-plastic flow
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