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 Based on Case 6: Unequal Diameter Cylinders Crossed with Axes at Right Angles 

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

Elastic Compression Conditions
Based on Case 6: Unequal Diameter Cylinders Crossed with Axes at Right Angles

InputAmount
Applied Force:
Diameter of Larger Cylinder:
Diameter of Smaller Cylinder:
Material of Larger Cylinder*:
     Young's Modulus*:
     Poisson's Ratio*:
Material of Smaller Cylinder*:
     Young's Modulus*:
     Poisson's Ratio*:
*All calculations use accepted values for Young's Modulus and Poisson's Ratio unless you select Other for Material and enter new values for Young's Modulus and Poisson's Ratio.
Diagram for Case 6: Unequal Diameter Cylinders Crossed with Axes at Right Angles
Diagram for Case 6: Unequal Diameter Cylinders Crossed with Axes at Right Angles
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Date Created: Thursday, March 22, 2001
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