finite element approximation

A stabilized Lagrange multiplier method for the finite element approximation of contact problems in elastostatics

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The numerical implementation of contact and impact problems in solid mechanics generally
uses finite element tools (see [22,24,29,38,39,48]). An important aspect in these simulations
consists of choosing finite element methods which are both easy to implement in practice