ROLE OF RESTRAINT SYSTEMS IN THE PROTECTION OF CAR OCCUPANTS IN LATERAL IMPACT

ROLE DES MOYENS DE RETENTION DANS LA PROTECTION DE L'OCCUPANT EN CHOC LATERAL

IMPROVEMENTS IN THE PROTECTION OF CAR OCCUPANTS DURING LATERAL IMPACT CAN BE MADE TO THE VEHICLE STRUCTURES AND TO PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS (LAYOUT OF VEHICLE INTERIOR SEATS AND RESTRAINT SYSTEMS). THE OBJECT OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO EXAMINE THE ROLE OF PROTECTIVE SYSTEMS AFTER MODIFICATIONS TO THE STRUCTURE OF THE VEHICLE. IN THE FIRST PART OF THE STUDY, THE BEHAVIOUR OF TWO MASS-PRODUCED VEHICLES (CITROEN GS AND VISA) WAS ANALYZED IN SIMULATED LATERAL IMPACT ON TWO ANTHROPOMETRIC DUMMIES (HYBRID 2 DUMMY AND SPECIAL DUMMY). IN 1979 THE BEHAVIOUR OF THE TWO VEHICLES WILL BE COMPARED WITH A VIEW TO DEVELOPING NECESSARY STRUCTURAL MODIFICATIONS. THE INFLUENCE OF THESE MODIFICATIONS WILL BE CHECKED IN TESTS ON THE DUMMIES PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED.

    Language

    • French

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      ITRD 5-2-/8

    • Sponsor Organizations:

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

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

      RAMET, M

      DEJEAMMES, M

      CESARI, D

      BIARD, R

    • Performing Organizations:

      ORGANISME NATIONAL DE SECURITE ROUTIERE (NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY ORGANIZATION)

      AVENUE DU GENERAL MALLERET JOINVILLE 2
      ARCUEIL CEDEX,   France  F-94114
    • Start Date: 19780901
    • Expected Completion Date: 19801231
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • Source Data: ITRD F501308

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01291505
    • 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-/8
    • Files: ITRD
    • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 2:47AM