Contact Stress Evaluation of Nonlinear Gaskets Using Dual Kriging Interpolation

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Abdel-Hakim Bouzid, Henri Champliaud

Ecole de Technologie Superieure, Mechanical Engineering Department, 1100, rue Notre-Dame Ouest, Montreal (QC) H3C 1K3, Canada

J. Pressure Vessel Technol 126(4), 445-450 (Dec 01, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1806444 History: Received April 01, 2004; Revised May 25, 2004; Online December 01, 2004
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