This Matlab script and Excel file are used to plot stress distributions at the surface and along the axis of symmetry caused by Hertz pressure acting on a circular area radius.
Ref.: K.L. Johnson "Contact Mechanics" (1987) - Cambridge University Press (ISBN: 9780521347969)
Written by D. Mercier .
 Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, 40237 Düsseldorf, Germany (http://www.mpie.de/)
Matlab script ; Excel file ; Hertz equations.