contact force


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contact force

[′kän‚takt ‚fȯrs]
(electricity)
The force exerted by the moving contact of a switch or relay on a stationary contact.
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The significance of the 3D gear mesh model without modifications is in that it maintains the meshing eigenfrequencies in the contact force and propagates them further into the structure and driveline.
y], [[DELTA]x is much smaller than T, so that the moment originating from the lateral contact force becomes negligible.
The QP is designed to minimize a cost function based on the weighted sum of squared errors for each motion task, where the decision variables include the joint accelerations and generalized contact forces.
For simplifying the research of the wheel-rail contact force, the research of identifications of vertical contact force and lateral contact force will be separated.
By displaying precise contact force and direction information, the THERMOCOOL(R) SMARTTOUCH(TM) Catheter provides an important new parameter for the mapping and ablation of complex cardiac arrhythmias, such as Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
a couple of seconds loading time, the initial slope of surface displacement and contact force can be assumed to vanish.
where F(t) is the contact force due to impact and can be evaluated knowing the mass of the projectile's and using Eq.
The contact persists as long as the contact force between the mass and contact end of the rod does not vanish.
The contact force varies proportionally with deflection according to the spring's force constant, and can provide less than desirable results, proving very difficult to program.
However, when the object is deformable, the penalty method cannot compute properly the shape and roughness since the contact force ignores the inherent deformation of the object.