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Advances in Occupant Protection Technologies for the Mid-Nineties

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1077
  • ISBN 1-56091-627-3
Published February 01, 1995 by SAE International in United States
Advances in Occupant Protection Technologies for the Mid-Nineties
  • English
  • 260 pages
This book includes papers dealing with head and neck injury mechanics in rollover and side impact accidents and the countermeasures that should be considered to prevent their occurrence. Partial contents include: occupant to roof contact: rollovers and drop tests; chest and abdominal injuries suffered by restrained occupants; an overview of the HVE human model; analysis of the pelvis chest interactions in Hybrid II; interaction of the Hybrid III femur and pelvis - a mechanical analysis; development of a rubber-like headform model for predicting the head injury criterion; the effect of limiting shoulder belt load with air bag restraint; safety belt buckle inertial responses in laboratory and crash tests; some characteristics of the "good" and "poor" performing vehicles in the new car assessment program; the development of a PC vehicle crashworthiness database.