Sticking (no-slip) indentation of an elastic half-space

Ivan Argatov*, Gennady Mishuris

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In this chapter, we study the axisymmetric problem of the so-called sticking (non-slipping) indentation of a transversely isotropic elastic half-space by means of an arbitrary indenter which produces a circular area of contact. Explicit formulas are given for self-similar indenters.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIndentation Testing of Biological Materials
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameAdvanced Structured Materials
ISSN (Print)1869-8433
ISSN (Electronic)1869-8441


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