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Contact Stress Sphere in Contact Flat Surface Equation

Contact Stress Sphere in Contact Flat Surface Equation

The following equation will determine the contact stress between a sphere and a flat surface with known young's modulus and applied load.

E = Young’s modulus
F = load
r1, r2 =radii
v = Poisson’s ratio

Contact stresses two sphere's in contact same material and differnet spherical radius.

Contact Stress Sphere

Contact area radius

Contact Stress Sphere equation

Contact Stress:

contact stress


Mechanical Engineers Data Hanbook, James Carvill 1993 Page 51

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