23/7/14    14:00 - 16:00
Computational Contact Mechanics VII
Minisymposium organized by Tod Laursen, Peter Wriggers and Giorgio Zavarise
Room: Sala F
Chair: Yves Renard
A solid beam element for wire rope simulation with a special contact algorithm
Karl Schweizerhof, Alexander Konyukhov, Ridvan Izi and Michael Strobl

Contact formulations considering rotational degrees of freedom of structural elements
Alfredo Gay Neto, Paulo M. Pimenta and Peter Wriggers

Contact with friction between 3-D beams with deformable circular cross section
Olga Kawa and Przemyslaw Litewka

Frictional multiple-point beam-to-beam contact finite element
Przemyslaw Litewka

Beam-to-beam contact with rotational friction/adhesion
Hamid Reza Motamedian and Artem Kulachenko

Various variational formulations for curve and surface interactions
Alexander Konyukhov and Karl Schweizerhof