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|Title: ||A multi-body head-and-neck model for simulation of rear impact in cars|
|Authors: ||Himmetoglu, Selcuk|
Taylor, Andrew J.
|Keywords: ||Multi-body head-and-neck model|
Volunteer and cadaver experiments
|Issue Date: ||2007|
|Publisher: ||© Professional Engineering Publishing|
|Citation: ||HIMMETOGLU, S. ... et al, 2007. A multi-body head-and-neck model for simulation of rear impact in cars. Proceedings of the IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 221 (5), pp. 527-541|
|Abstract: ||This paper presents the development and validation of a 50th percentile male
multi-body head-and-neck model, aimed primarily at analysing rear impact and the resulting
whiplash injury effects. The objective is to design a computationally efficient model behaving
like a human head and neck in the case of a rear impact. The volunteer sled tests performed
by the Japanese Automobile Research Institute (JARI) have been used for the validation of the
head–neck model for low-speed rear-impact analysis. The presented approach for the multibody
head-and-neck model is simple, effective, and capable of producing biofidelic responses.
The results show that the model can represent with a high degree of accuracy the rear-impact response of a human.|
|Description: ||This is an article from the journal, Proceedings of the IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering [© Professional Engineering Publishing ]. It is also available at: http://journals.pepublishing.com/content/119783/?p=00c79bc5b30b4ceb85d97f276ce520c6&pi=0|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering)|
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