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High and Low Rate Force-Deformation Characteristics of Motorcycle Helmets
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1979 by SAE International in United States
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The load-displacement characteristics of fifteen motorcycle helmets were determined at displacement rates from quasi-static to 5M/S. Seven of these helmets had polycarbonate outer shells while the remaining shells were of fiberglass construction. The stiffness of helmets with polycarbonate shells was found to be more uniform, both with loading rate and magnitude of load, than that of fiberglass shell helmets.
Use of these data to predict helmeted head force and acceleration after impact with a rigid surface is illustrated using a mathematical model.
|Technical Paper||Structural Characteristics of Motorcycle Helmets|
|Technical Paper||COMPUTER SIMULATION OF A SIMPLE MOTORCYCLE IN GLANCING IMPACTS WITH A RIGID BARRIER|
CitationKingsbury, H., Herrick, W., and Mohan, D., "High and Low Rate Force-Deformation Characteristics of Motorcycle Helmets," SAE Technical Paper 790324, 1979, https://doi.org/10.4271/790324.
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