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Vehicle Aggressivity Measurement and Evaluation
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1979 by SAE International in United States
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This paper presents some current methods of evaluating vehicle aggressivity. Current methods under development include the use of a honeycomb front impact barrier which measures loads across the vehicle frontal area. Analytical methods are also available to model a combination of vehicles in frontal collisions and the associated occupant responses. In addition, a theoretical method is presented to measure aggressivity. The new methodology also uses a deformable barrier in frontal impact testing. This barrier, however, is modeled to represent a non-aggressive vehicle, used as a standard against which aggressivity characteristics of all cars can be measured.
CitationRagland, C., "Vehicle Aggressivity Measurement and Evaluation," SAE Technical Paper 790297, 1979, https://doi.org/10.4271/790297.
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