The linear crack between two dissimilar elastic isotropic half-spaces under normal harmonic shear loading is considered. To take the crack faces interaction into account we assumed that the contact satisfies the Signorini constraints and the Coulomb friction law. The problem is solved numerically using the iterative process ­ the solution changes until the distribution of physical values satisfying the contact constraints is found. The numerical convergence of the method with respect to the number of the Fourier coefficients and mesh size is analysed. The effects of material properties and values of the friction coefficient on the distribution of displacements and contact forces are presented and analysed. Special attention is paid to the size of the contact zone and the results are compared with the classical model solutions obtained for the static problems with and without friction.

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Published on 11/03/21
Submitted on 11/03/21

Volume 100 - Fracture, Damage and Failure Mechanics, 2021
DOI: 10.23967/wccm-eccomas.2020.104
Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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