Hertz contact of two spheres

Hertzian contact theory

Hertzian contact stress Hertzian contact theory is a classical theory of contact mechanics and is a very useful tool for engineers and researchers. Even though the derivation of the theory is relatively difficult, the final […]

Elastic Deformation

Elastic Deformation

Definition Elastic deformation is a change of the shape of the body as a reaction to applied stress. This deformation is only temporary and once the stress is released, the undeformed shape of the body […]