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Basic Design Principles of Child Auto Restraints
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1974 by SAE International in United States
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This paper presents the anatomical considerations and general principles of occupant restraint in the car crash environment with emphasis on the protection of the child auto occupant. Design criteria and typical performance problem areas in child restraint systems are discussed.
CitationMelvin, J. and Stalnaker, R., "Basic Design Principles of Child Auto Restraints," SAE Technical Paper 740936, 1974, https://doi.org/10.4271/740936.
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