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Definition and Development of A Crash Dummy Head
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1974 by SAE International in United States
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Crash test dummies serve as human surrogates in automotive crash simulations, and accelerations monitored in the heads of these dummies are used for assessment of human head injury hazard. For these acceleration measurements to be meaningful indicators of head injury, the impact response of the human head must be a part of dummy head design.
This paper describes the conception, design, and development of a crash test dummy head. Geometric, inertial, and performance requirements based on biomechanical information are presented and discussed. The head design concept is compatible with current head injury assessment procedures, and the configuration is based on the GM Research skull and head geometry models. The manufacture and development are described, and the test procedures and results are presented and discussed with reference to the biomechanical and functional requirements. The resulting dummy head is shown to comply with these requirements.
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CitationHubbard, R. and McLeod, D., "Definition and Development of A Crash Dummy Head," SAE Technical Paper 741193, 1974, https://doi.org/10.4271/741193.
SAE 1974 Transactions
Number: V83-A; Published: 1974-10-01
Number: V83-A; Published: 1974-10-01
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