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Elastic Compression Calculator is a web-based tool for calculating the elastic compression of spheres and cylinders at point and line contact.

Elastic Compression of Spheres and Cylinders
at Point and Line Contact

Jack A. Stone and Jay H. Zimmerman

Abstract:  These web pages are intended primarily as a computational tool that can be used to calculate the elastic compression of spheres and cylinders at point and line contact.1

1.  M.J. Puttock and E.G. Thwaite, "Elastic Compression of Spheres and Cylinders at Point and Line Contact," National Standards Laboratory Technical Paper No. 25, Division of Appled Phyics, National Standards Laboratory, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), University Grounds, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia 2008, 1969.

Key words:  elastic compression

Place of Publication:  electronic, NIST web page


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