Multi-Rate Time Integration for Large Scale Multibody System Models.- Multiscale Analysis of a Cantilever with a Contact Boundary.- Frictional Impact of Planar Deformable Bodies.- Parallel Load Balanced Particle Simulation with Hierarchical Particle Grouping Strategies.- Analogous Non-Smooth Models of Mechanical and Electrical Systems.- Numerical Modeling of Paper Machine Roll Contact with Regenerative Out-Of-Roundness Excitation.- Discrete Element Method in Simulation of Granular Materials.- A Dynamical Model for the Plane Contact with Rigid Contact Areas.- Multibody Analysis of Axially Elastic Rod Chains.- On a Continuous Transfer of History Variables for Frictional Contact Problems Based on Interpretations of Covariant Derivatives as a Parallel Translation.- First Integrals of Equations of Motion of a Heavy Rotational Symmetric Body on a Perfectly Rough Plane.- Complementary Models for Log Grinding.- The Admissible Set for a Robotic System with Unilateral Constraint.- Contact Models for Very Loose Granular Materials.- A Multigrid Approach in the Numerical Problem of Tangential Contact.- Rigid and Quasi-Rigid Theories of Granular Media.- Lateral Impacts on Flexible Beams in Multibody Dynamics Simulations.- Contact Indentations Determined by a Direct Super Finite Element Approach.- Dynamic Analysis of Intermittent-Motion Mechanisms Through the Combined Use of Gauss Principle and Logical Functions.- Multibody Modeling of Pantographs for Pantograph-Catenary Interaction.- Advances in Discrete Time Transfer Matrix Method of Multibody System.- Impact Studies of Gears in Combustion Engines.- Comparison of Building Collapse Simulation Results From Finite Element and Rigid Body Models.- Computational Analysis and Experimental Investigation of Impacts in Multibody Systems.- Eccentric Flows Registered by DPIV in a Model of Silo.- Regularization of 2D Frictional Contacts for Rigid Body Dynamics.- Micromechanics of Particle Adhesion.- Experience and Simulation in Dynamic Systems with Discontinuities.- Impacts on Beam Structures: Interactions of Wave Propagation and Global Dynamics.
The investigation of multiscale problems in multibody system contacts is an interesting and timely topic which has been the subject of intensive research. This IUTAM Symposium facilitated discussions between researchers active in the field. This proceedings volume summarizes contributions of many authors active in the field and gives insight in very different areas of this fascinating research. It reviews the state-of-the-art and identifies future hot topics.
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