0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Experimental Validation of Nonlinear Compliant Contact Force Models

[+] Author Affiliations
Yuning Zhang, Inna Sharf

McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Paper No. DETC2007-34978, pp. 395-405; 11 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2007-34978
From:
  • ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5: 6th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control, Parts A, B, and C
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4–7, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4806-X | eISBN: 0-7918-3806-4
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME

abstract

Contact dynamics modeling continues to be an intensive research area with new applications of contact dynamics simulation arising in engineering practice. One approach to normal contact force modeling that has gained significant popularity is the compliant model in which the contact force between two objects is defined explicitly as a function of local deformation and its rate. Probably the most well-known model in this category is the Hunt and Crossley model, which employs a nonlinear damping term to model the energy dissipation during contact, with the damping coefficient related to the coefficient of restitution. This model prompted several investigations on how to evaluate the damping coefficient, in turn resulting in several variations on the original Hunt-Crossley model. In this paper, the authors aim to experimentally validate the Hunt-Crossley type of nonlinear contact force models and furthermore, to compare the experimental results to the model predictions obtained with different values of the damping coefficient. The paper reports our findings from the sphere to plate impact experiments, conducted for a range of initial impacting velocities, with measurements of impact forces and accelerations. The experimental forces are compared to those predicted from the contact dynamics simulation of the experimental scenario. The experiments, in addition to generating novel impact measurements, provide a number of insights into both the study of impact and the impact response.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME
Topics: Force

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In