Contact Stress Sphere Calculator on Concave Surface
Strength / Mechanics of Materials Table of Content
Contact stresses sphere in contact conical surface.
When a ball is in contact with a concave or convex surface, a small contact area is formed, the size of the area depending on the load and materials.
E = Young’s modulus
F = load
r1, r2 =radii
v = Poisson’s ratio
Contact area radius