Print Email Facebook Twitter Simulation of an offset crash for tibia index evaluation Title Simulation of an offset crash for tibia index evaluation Author Mugnai, A. Burke, G. TNO Wegtransportmiddelen TNO-MADYMO North America DaimlerChrysler Corp. Publication year 2000 Abstract In 1996, the European Community released new regulations relating to frontal impact vehicle crash. One of the tests, the European offset crash, consists of crashing the car on a deformable barrier at 56 km/h with 40% of the car impacting on the barrier. The regulations require the dummy injury parameters such as the HIC, chest deflection, chest acceleration, femur loads and the tibia index be lower than established values. MADYMO occupant simulations have been performed on a DaimlerChrysler vehicle in order to accurately predict the tibia index. Many parameters play a role in the tibia index evaluation such as the toe pan intrusion, the intrusion mode, the intrusion rate and the motion of the accelerator pedal. These simulations have been validated and then used to determine the best restraint system and structural package to reduce this injury parameter Subject TrafficAccelerator pedalsDaimler-chryslerEuropean communityFemur loadsFrontal impactsOffset crashRestraint systemsVehicle crashesAccidentsbarrier impact testingmodelssimulationinjuriesMADYMO To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:2885b193-537e-4e22-9aa3-636d60ee8fdc TNO identifier 362434 Source Vehicle agressivity and compatibility in automotive crashes 2000' . SAE World Congress Detroit, Michigan, March 6-9, 2000 Series SP-1525 Article number SAE Paper 2000-01-0882 Document type conference paper Files To receive the publication files, please send an e-mail request to TNO Library.