Closed-Form Solutions for the Stress Fields Induced by Blunt Wedge-Shaped Indenters in Elastic Half-Planes

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C. E. Truman

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, Queen’s Building, University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TR, UK.

A. Sackfield

Department of Mathematics, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU, UK

J. Appl. Mech 68(5), 817-819 (Apr 17, 2001) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1386697 History: Received January 01, 2001; Revised April 17, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Stress , Wedges , Tension
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Grahic Jump Location
The geometry of the problem. A wedge loaded by a normal force, P, and a tangential force, Q. When the materials are similar c=0.



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