A framework for the analysis of fully coupled normal and tangential contact problems with complex interfaces

  title={A framework for the analysis of fully coupled normal and tangential contact problems with complex interfaces},
  author={Jacopo Bonari and Marco Paggi and Jos{\'e} Reinoso},
Abstract An extension to the interface finite element with eMbedded Profile for Joint Roughness (MPJR interface finite element) is herein proposed for solving the frictional contact problem between a rigid indenter of any complex shape and an elastic body under generic oblique load histories. The actual shape of the indenter is accounted for as a correction of the gap function. A regularised version of the Coulomb friction law is employed for modeling the tangential contact response, while a… 
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