Accession Number:

AD1104983

Title:

Whole-Body Postmortem Human Subject (PMHS) Injury Outcome Technical Report

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Jan 2013,31 Dec 2019

Corporate Author:

CCDC Data and Analysis Center Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Report Date:

2020-07-27

Pagination or Media Count:

86.0

Abstract:

The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin WIAMan Program conducted 57 whole-body postmortem human subject PMHS tests to characterize biomechanical response under simulated under-body blast. This report details the tests that were conducted and the data collected for each test, as well as an initial analysis of the trends observed across tests. Results discussed include the effects of padding, seat pulse, and pelvis response on pelvisspine injury the relationship between floor loads and pulse duration on foot and ankle injuries and the mechanism of femur fracture.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Weapons Effects (Biological)

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE