Accession Number:

ADA465405

Title:

Energy Absorber for Vehicle Occupant Safety and Survivability

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK-AUTOMOTIVE COMMAND WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-03-22

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

U A DESIGN WAS DEVELOPED FOR A NEW TYPE OF IMPACT ENERGY ABSORBER. THIS DEVICE WOULD BE EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE FAVORABLE APPLICATION TO VEHICLE OCCUPANT SAFETY IN CRASH AND SECONDARY IMPACT EVENTS. SIMULATION DATA INVOLVING IMPACTS BETWEEN AN ANTHROPOMETRIC DUMMY HEAD AND THE ABSORBER IS PRESENTED TO ILLUSTRATE OCCUPANT PROTECTION PERFORMANCE UNDER VARIOUS IMPACT LOADING CONDITIONS.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE