Some Notes on Friction and Instabilities

  • J. A. C. Martins
  • A. Pinto da Costa
  • F. M. F. Simões
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 457)


These lectures address some topics related to instability, bifurcation and non-smoothness in finite dimensional frictional contact problems, as well as instability, ill-posedness and regularization procedures in some infinite dimensional problems.


Complementarity Problem Equilibrium Configuration Frictional Contact Closed Convex Cone Surface Solution 
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  • J. A. C. Martins
    • 1
  • A. Pinto da Costa
    • 1
  • F. M. F. Simões
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Superior TécnicoDep. Eng. Civil and ICISTLisboaPortugal

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