Optimal Design of Layered Structures Under Normal (Frictionless) Contact Loading

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Timothy C. Ovaert

Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556

Jihui Pan

Waukesha Engine, Dresser Inc., Waukesha, WI 53188

J. Tribol 124(3), 438-442 (May 31, 2002) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1467633 History: Received February 06, 2001; Revised December 27, 2001; Online May 31, 2002
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Flowchart of integration of optimization and FE model
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Two-layer indentation model
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Indentation model in ABAQUS
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von-Mises stress contours for R=50 μm,load=1 N: (a) Optimization convergence path on von-Mises stress contour for both layers; (b) maximum von-Mises stress contour of top layer (h1); and (c) maximum von-Mises stress contour of bottom layer (h2)
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von-Mises stress contours for R=75 μm,load=1 N, both layers
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von-Mises stress contours for R=75 μm,load=1 N.hi ranging from 5 μm to 200 μm, both layers.
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von-Mises stress contours (using layer 1 material properties for both layers). R=75 μm,load=1 N, both layers.




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