ANALYSIS OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF THE STEERING COLUMN VIS A VIS RESTRAINED OCCUPANT

ANALYSE DU COMPORTEMENT DE LA COLONNE DE DIRECTION VIS-A-VIS DE L'OCCUPANT CEINTURE

ON IMPACT THE STEERING SYSTEM PRESENTS PROBLEMS TO THE RESTRAINED DRIVER. THE AIM OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO OBTAIN A BETTER KNOWLEDGE OF THE KINEMATICS OF THE HEAD OF AN OCCUPANT AT THE MOMENT OF IMPACT, WITH A VIEW TO DEVELOPING MEASURES TO PROTECT THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT. THE RESEARCH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN TWO PHASES: INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBLE DIFFERENT IMPACT SITUATIONS: THE USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC DATA WILL ENABLE VEHICLES OF DIFFERENT MAKES TO BE ANALYZED AND THE INFLUENCE OF THE TYPE OF IMPACT TO BE STUDIED; INFLUENCE OF THE RESTRAINT SYSTEM IN AN EXPERIMENTAL PHASE, VARIOUS SITUATIONS WILL BE EXAMINED AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES STUDIED (LAYOUT OF THE VEHICLE INFLUENCE OF THE SEAT AND ANCHORAGE POINTS, TYPE OF BELT USED).

    Language

    • French

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      ITRD 5-2-2/6

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      DIRECTION DES ROUTES ET DE LA CIRCULATION ROUTIERE (BUREAU OF PUBLIC ROADS)

      BOULEVARD SAINT GERMAIN 244
      PARIS,   France  F-75007
    • Project Managers:

      QUINCY, R

      DEJEAMMES, M

    • Performing Organizations:

      ORGANISME NATIONAL DE SECURITE ROUTIERE (NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY ORGANIZATION)

      AVENUE DU GENERAL MALLERET JOINVILLE 2
      ARCUEIL CEDEX,   France  F-94114
    • Start Date: 19790101
    • Expected Completion Date: 19801231
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: ITRD F501306

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01291502
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
    • Contract Numbers: ITRD 5-2-2/6
    • Files: ITRD
    • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 2:47AM