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Frictional Problems Involving Half-Spaces

  • J. R. Barber
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Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 250)

Abstract

It should be clear from Chaps.  7 and  8 that problems involving tangential loading are considerably simplified when they are uncoupled. If the contacting bodies can be approximated by half-spaces, this condition is satisfied if and only if Dundurs’ constant \(\beta \!=\!0\), as defined in Eq. ( 7.8), the most common case being that in which the two bodies are of similar materials. We shall assume that \(\beta \!=\!0\) through Sects. 9.19.4 of this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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