Accession Number:

AD0697677

Title:

OPTIMIZATION OF A STANDARD LINEAR VISCOELASTIC MATERIAL FOR USE IN A SEAT BELT.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA DEPT OF THE AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

It is shown that a properly designed viscoelastic seat-belt material could have a low stiffness at low strain rates while still affording considerable improvement in the maximum safe cruising speed in comparison with a linear elastic belt. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE