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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2016, 4(7), 445-449
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-4-7-39
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The Use of Digital Image Correlation Method in Contact Mechanics

Martin Hagara1, , Pavol Lengvarský1, Jozef Bocko1 and Peter Pavelka1

1Department of Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, Košice, Slovakia

Pub. Date: December 17, 2016

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Martin Hagara, Pavol Lengvarský, Jozef Bocko and Peter Pavelka. The Use of Digital Image Correlation Method in Contact Mechanics. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2016; 4(7):445-449. doi: 10.12691/ajme-4-7-39


This paper deals with the description of methodology for experimental non-contact investigation of stress fields in the area of contact mechanics using digital image correlation method. The measurement was realized in laboratory conditions via low-speed digital image correlation system. As the control software of mentioned digital image correlation system does not allow investigate and visualize stress fields, the authors used an additional application called Q-STRESS v.1.0 allowing compute several types of stress. The paper also briefly described the creation of numerical model in Ansys software. The Von Mises stress levels were in chosen location compared, whereby the results show agreement adequate for comparison of experimental and numerical modeling.

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