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Title: Development and assessment of a bone scanning device to enhance restraint performance
Authors: Hardy, Roger
Watson, James
Cook, Richard
Zioupos, Peter
Forrester, Blair
Frampton, Richard
Page, Marianne
Kennedy, Alan
Peach, Steven
Sproston, Phill
Issue Date: 2005
Citation: HARDY, R.N. ... et al, 2005. Development and assessment of a bone scanning device to enhance restraint performance. In: Proceedings of the 19th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
Abstract: The objective of the BOSCOS (BOne SCanning for Occupant Safety) project was the development of a system that can make an assessment of the bone characteristics of each vehicle occupant in order to estimate their skeletal strengths. The seatbelt and airbag characteristics can then be adjusted to deliver optimum levels of protection specifically for each occupant. A system introduced into every vehicle has the capacity to save lives and reduce injury levels across the whole spectrum of vehicle occupants. This paper describes the contributions from academic and industrial partners to this UK Department for Transport funded project.
Description: Also available at: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/668
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