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An efficient solution procedure for elastohydrodynamic contact problems considering structural dynamics

Author: Schmidt, Jan Henrik
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Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
ISBN: 9783731508724
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This work presents an efficient solution procedure for the elastohydrodynamic (EHD) contact problem considering structural dynamics. The contact bodies are modeled using reduced finite element models. Singly diagonal implicit Runge-Kutta (SDIRK) methods are used for adaptive time integration. The structural model is coupled with the nonlinear Reynolds Equation using a monolithic coupling approach. Finally, a reduced order model of the complete nonlinear coupled problem is constructed.