A New Calculation Method of Hertz Elliptical Contact Pressure

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Naoyuki Tanaka

4th Department, Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., 502 Kandatsu, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki 300-0013, Japan e-mail: tanakan@merl.hitachi.co.jp

J. Tribol 123(4), 887-889 (Dec 07, 2000) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1352745 History: Received March 01, 2000; Revised December 07, 2000
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Johnson, K. L., 1987, Contact Mechanics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Jones, D. E., and Schott, G. A., eds., 1896, Miscellaneous Papers by H. Hertz, Macmillan, London.


Grahic Jump Location
Contacting bodies and principal radii of curvature



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