J3099_202405 Driver Seating Accommodation and Steering Wheel Location Models

Issued

05/24/2024

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Scope
Content
This practice presents methods for establishing the driver workspace. Methods are presented for:
  • Establishing accelerator reference points, including the equation for calculating the shoe plane angle.
  • Locating the SgRP as a function of seat height (H30).
  • Establishing seat track dimensions using the seating accommodation model.
  • Establishing a steering wheel position.
Application of this document is limited to Class-A Vehicles (Passenger Cars, Multipurpose Passenger Vehicles, and Light Trucks) as defined in SAE J1100.
Rationale
Content
This practice presents methods for establishing the driver workspace. Methods are presented for:
  • Establishing accelerator reference points, including the equation for calculating the shoe plane angle.
  • Locating the seating reference point (SgRP) as a function of seat height (H30).
  • Establishing seat track dimensions using the seating accommodation model.
  • Establishing a steering wheel position.
Some of the information in this practice was previously published in SAE J4002, SAE J4003, and SAE J4004.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/J3099_202405
Pages
17
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, Driver Seating Accommodation and Steering Wheel Location Models, SAE Standard J3099_202405, Issued May 2024, https://doi.org/10.4271/J3099_202405.
Additional Details
Publisher
Published
May 24
Product Code
J3099_202405
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Issued
Language
English

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