To address difficulties with contact analysis in mechanical design-namely in planar mechanical systems with complex part shapes, tight fits, and contact changes-the authors have developed a general contact-analysis method based on configuration space computation.
Computer-aided mechanical design using configuration spaces
Authors: L. Joskowicz and E. Sacks
Year of publication: 1999
Journal: Computing in Science & Engineering, Volume 1, Issue 6, Pages 14 - 21
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