Spherical Contact (Hertzian stress) - determining max thickness

by muscle013
Tags: contact, determining, hertzian, spherical, stress, thickness
muscle013 is offline
May11-13, 11:49 AM
P: 1
In a situation that involves a "ball in socket" type scenario:
["ball" radius - R1]
["socket" radius - R2]
How would one go about determining the maximum thickness of the socket - given that failure occurs due to yielding

assume [S_shear=0.3*p_max] where p_max is the maximum pressure within the contact area
Phys.Org News Partner Engineering news on Phys.org
PsiKick's batteryless sensors poised for coming 'Internet of things'
Researcher launches successful tech start-up to help the blind
Researchers propose network-based evaluation tool to assess relief operations feasibility

Register to reply

Related Discussions
Hertzian Static Contact Stress Acceptance Criteria Mechanical Engineering 3
Hertzian Stress Mechanical Engineering 0
Hertzian contact stress SS-2244 / AISI-SAE 4140 Mechanical Engineering 9
Hertzian contact stress Engineering Systems & Design 3
shaft hertzian contact stress..? Mechanical Engineering 6