Elastoplastic frictional collisions are encountered in a wide range of applications. For modelling these, inclusion of both the elastoplastic material response and history-dependent collisional forces is essential. The Collisional-SPH method, originally developed for elastic collisions, incorporates frictional collision forces into SPH and accounts for their history-dependence. In this paper, CSPH is extended to model elastoplastic collisions by incorporating an elastoplastic material model. A thorough validation of this elastoplastic CSPH method is presented. CSPH is then used to analyse the influence of deformation on history-dependent collision forces. It is found that the elastoplastic deformation and the resulting shape change of the substrate alter the contact-zone mechanics by influencing the local tangential force distribution. These effects become more pronounced with increasing deformation.
- Contact models