Analysis of Unilateral Contact Problem

by Panagiotos D. Panagiotopoulos,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1976, Vol. 102, Issue 5, Pg. 921-926

Document Type: Journal Paper


In the analysis of structures, one sometimes encounters situations in which the boundary presents a unilateral contact with a support. The term, unilateral contact, means that it is not known, a priori, which part of the boundary works itself loose from the support and which part remains in contact with it.

Subject Headings: Contact mechanics | Domain boundary | Structural analysis

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