Performance Specifications for Anthropomorphic Test Device Transducers
- Ground Vehicle Standard
This SAE Information Report defines the minimum performance specifications for accelerometers, load cells, and angular position transducers used within Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs) when performing impact tests per SAE J211, "Instrumentation for Impact Test". This report does not define methodology and equipment for performing verification tests of the transducers. It is intended that any agency proposing to conduct tests in accordance with SAE J211 should be able to demonstrate that the transducers they use would meet the performance requirements specified in this information report.
The purpose of this information report is to provide guidelines for choosing accelerometers, load cells, and angular position transducers for use in impact testing. The aim is to provide uniformity in transducer measurements, and provide a basis for meaningful comparisons of test results from different sources.
Data Sets - Support Documents
Safety Test Instrumentation Standards Committee
The Safety Test Instrumentation Standards Committee is responsible for providing performance recommendations regarding electronic and photographic instrumentation. These recommendations are primarily reported in the document SAE J211. The goal is to achieve uniformity in instrumentation practice and in reporting test results so that there can be a basis for meaningful comparisons of test results from different sources. Specific recommendations are made for dummies used in impact testing. The committee also publishes information reports when requested, such as SAE J1733 (Sign Convention for Vehicle Crash Testing) and SAE J1727 (Injury Calculations Guidlines). Documents are continually being revised and updated. Current subcommittees are: Transducer Equivalency - Currently completing its task of specifying performance requirements for specific types of transducers. Digital Imgaing - Working on revisions to J211/2 to include performance requirements for digital imaging (video) equipment used in data recording. Sign Convention - Updating J1733 with the latest sign conventions for specific dummy load cells.
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|J1733_201811||Sign Convention for Vehicle Crash Testing|
|J211/1_201403||Instrumentation for Impact Test - Part 1 - Electronic Instrumentation|
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|MIL-STD-45662||This document is not part of the subscrption.|