The directional instability problem in systems with frictional contacts

Authors: Pinto da Costa, A.; Martins, J.A.C.; Figueiredo, I.N.; Judice, J.J.

Source: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Volume 193, Number 3, 23 January 2004 , pp. 357-384(28)

Publisher: Elsevier

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Keywords: Angular bifurcation; Complementarity problems; Coulomb friction; Directional instability; Finite elements

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Dep. Eng. Civil e Arquitectura and I.C.I.S.T., Instituto Superior Tecnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 , Lisboa, Portugal

Publication date: January 23, 2004

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