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The BELTFIT Program for Making Seat Belts Safer and More Comfortable
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1982 by SAE International in United States
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MIRA has developed the BELTFIT program for predicting whether a proposed seat belt layout will suit all wearers.
BELTFIT assesses any combination of anchorage locations, seat position, seat angles and stalk length. The program predicts the belt paths on selected wearers and checks them for comfort and safety.
European manufacturers are already using BELTFIT to improve the belt layouts on their new vehicles. Further development of the program is in hand.
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CitationSheppard, D., "The BELTFIT Program for Making Seat Belts Safer and More Comfortable," SAE Technical Paper 820795, 1982, https://doi.org/10.4271/820795.
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