Craig Cavanaugh

Normal / Tangential Stiffness - Drop Analysis

Discussion created by Craig Cavanaugh on Feb 23, 2009
I am struggling to reproduce / determine the Normal Stiffness and Tangential Stiffness values for a flexible floor in a drop test.

The 2007 Professional Training manual indicates values can be determined by analyzing a plate of like material under normal and shear loads. I have not been able to reproduce the values in the tutorial.

Any pointers on how to reproduce the values?