Master of Science
Russell E. Benner
The Hertz solution giving the contact stress distribution in two semi-infinite elastic bodies is reviewed, and the solutions of Thomas and Hoersch, Belajev, and Poritsky for the contact stress distribution in two parallel, infinitely long cylinders are described.
Yanovich, Manuel T., "A photoelastic investigation of contact stresses in finite length cylinders" (1967). Theses and Dissertations. 3602.