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Automotive Frontal Impacts

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0782
  • ISBN 0-89883-439-2
Published February 01, 1989 by SAE International in United States
Automotive Frontal Impacts
  • English
  • 152 pages
This current, in-depth publication reviews technical progress in the protection of car occupants in frontal collisions. Partial contents include: a method for evaluating occupant protection by correlating accident data with laboratory test data; a finite element approach to occupant simulation~the PAM-CRASH airbag model; trends in sensing frontal impacts; cars in conflict with larger vehicles~the problem of under-run; critical review of the use of seat belts by pregnant women; and the cradle-safe infant restraint~a low cost, state-of-the-art advance in infant occupant protection.