Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2008 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Constrained and Unconstrained Optimization Formulations for Structural Elements in Unilateral Contact with an Elastic Foundation

Figure 1

Structure under unilateral contact constraints imposed by an elastic foundation.
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(a) Engineering problem
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(b) Engineering model
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(c) Deformation pattern

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