Multibody Dynamics with Unilateral Contacts by Friedrich PfeifferMultibody Dynamics with Unilateral Contacts by Friedrich Pfeiffer

Multibody Dynamics with Unilateral Contacts

byFriedrich PfeifferEditorChristoph Glocker

Paperback | November 10, 2000

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The volume introduces basic concepts necessary for a modern treatment of inequality problems in finite degree of freedom dynamics. Tools from convex analysis, by now well established in non-smooth mechanics, are used to formulate the constitutive equations and impact laws. The lectures cover a broad area of non-smooth dynamics from primal and dual energy functions in variational and differential form to application problems as chimney dampers or vibration conveyors. This includes frictional oscillations with bifurcation scenarios as well as analogies to small displacement quasi-static problems. The course is on an advanced level, designed primarily for postgraduate students, but should also be of value for scientists working on dynamic complementarity problems.
Title:Multibody Dynamics with Unilateral ContactsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:262 pagesPublished:November 10, 2000Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3211833307

ISBN - 13:9783211833308


Table of Contents

Unilateral Contact - Problem Formulation (A. Curnier).- Scalar Force Potentials in Rigid Multibody Systems (Ch. Glocker).- Contact, Friction and Discrete Mechanical Structures: Analogies and Dynamic Problems (A. Klarbring).- Non-smooth Dynamical Systems (T. Küpper).- Unilateral Problems of Dynamics (F. Pfeiffer).