Although documentation is installed locally with our software, we provide the latest version online also for the convenience of our users. The current version of CONTACT is version 20.2, released August 15th, 2020.
- User guide for CONTACT, Rolling and sliding contact with friction. Technical report TR 20-01 (v20.2), Vtech CMCC, 2020.
- Automatic and detailed analysis of wheel/rail contacts, using planar and conformal contact approaches.
- Provide profile smoothing, and variation of friction parameters across the rail profile.
- Ability to compute surface temperatures and temperature-dependent friction.
- Ability to compute plastic shear of interfacial layers.
- Speed-up of the analysis of wheel/rail profiles and geometry.