This paper deals with two-dimensional wedge problems in elastostatics—a single wedge and a welded multiwedge of arbitrary wedge angles and different elastic constants subjected to an inclined line load on the free surface of the wedge; and a single wedge subjected to an Nth multipole line load on the free surface of the wedge. The general expressions of stresses and displacements are obtained, neglecting body forces, in terms of Papkovitch functions. By satisfying the boundary conditions of the wedge problems, the formal solutions of stresses and displacements are obtained. The stresses and displacements for r < r0 and r > r0, where r0 is the position of load in r-direction, are evluated separately by means of the residue theorem. As examples, numerical results are obtained for several particular cases.

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