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Modeling and Measurement of Occupied Car Seats
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published May 17, 1999 by SAE International in United States
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An overview of model development for seated occupants is presented. Two approaches have been investigated for modeling the vertical response of a seated dummy: finite element and simplified mass-spring-damper methods. The construction and implementation of these models are described, and the various successes and drawbacks of each modeling approach are discussed. To evaluate the performance of the models, emphasis was also placed on producing accurate, repeatable measurements of the static and dynamic characteristics of a seated dummy.
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- Seth W. White - Purdue University
- Seong Keol Kim - Purdue University
- Patricia Davies - Purdue University
- Anil K. Bajaj - Purdue University
- Paul E. Liedtke - Corporate Research Laboratories, Johnson Controls Incorporated
- Donald K. Showers - Corporate Research Laboratories, Johnson Controls Incorporated
CitationWhite, S., Kim, S., Davies, P., Bajaj, A. et al., "Modeling and Measurement of Occupied Car Seats," SAE Technical Paper 1999-01-1690, 1999, https://doi.org/10.4271/1999-01-1690.
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