Impulsive Motions of Elastic Pseudo-Rigid Bodies

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H. Cohen

Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

G. P. Mac Sithigh

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO 65401-0249

J. Appl. Mech 58(4), 1042-1048 (Dec 01, 1991) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2897680 History: Received March 02, 1990; Revised June 18, 1990; Online March 31, 2008


We develop the formalism for treating impact problems in the theory of pseudorigid bodies developed by Cohen and Muncaster. Our treatment is general enough to include the effect of kinematical constraints.

Copyright © 1991 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Topics: Motion
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