EFFECTS OF RECENT VEHICLE DESIGN CHANGES ON SAFETY PERFORMANCE. VOLUME II
Design changes in 1974-1977 model year passenger cars have been identified and a preliminary evaluation has been made of the safety effects of design changes inspired by fuel economy requirements. The following appendices are enclosed: Ranking of changes in curb weight 1974 to 1977 model year passenger cars; Unranked tabulation of scaled fractional changes in all parameters 1974 to 1977 model year passenger cars; Ranked differences of subject models from models of similar roominess; Models most similar to given models based on average scaled fractional difference over nine design parameters; Make and model coding tables FARS and VW engineering model data base; Excerpts from April 1978 progress report; Output from run 1 and 1 of the Kraesp model; and Comparison of alternative input data to the Kraesp model.
- For Summary report, see HS-805 377; Vol 1 is HS-805 378.
Kinetic Research55 Depot Road
Goleta, CA USA 93117
Washington, DC USA 20590
- Redmond, D
- Schmitz, B
- Friedman, K
- Publication Date: 1979-3
- Pagination: 288 p.
- TRT Terms: Automobiles; Automotive engineering; Databases; Design; Evaluation; Fuel consumption; Passenger vehicles; Safety; Specifications; Vehicle design; Vehicle performance; Vehicle safety; Viscous flow
- Uncontrolled Terms: Requirement
- Old TRIS Terms: Vehicular safety
- Subject Areas: Design; Energy; Highways; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment; I91: Vehicle Design and Safety;
- Accession Number: 00318465
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: KR-TR-032-VOL-2 Final Rpt., HS-805 379
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-7-01759
- Files: HSL, NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Oct 8 1982 12:00AM