Journal of Theoretical
and Applied Mechanics

45, 4, pp. 753-771, Warsaw 2007

Stresses of hard coating under sliding contact

Roman Kulchytsky-Zhyhailo, Gabriel Rogowski
The two-dimensional contact problem of elasticity connected with an indentation of a rigid cylinder in an elastic semi-space covered by an elastic layer is considered. The detailed analysis of the stress distribution produced by contact pressures and tangential forces is presented. The obtained results for stresses are compared with ones obtained within the framework of theory of elasticity for a half-space loaded by the Hertz pressure.
Keywords: hard coatings; contact problem; friction