AMF AND FIAT ESVS--VEHICLE-TO-VEHICLE IMPACT TESTS. FINAL REPORT FEBRUARY 1972

A 75-mph closure front-to-front impact test and a 60-mph front-to-rear impact test were conducted by Dynamic Science between a 1,500-pound class Fiat Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESV) and a 5,200-pound AMF Inc. ESV. The objective of these tests were twofold: To determine the structural response of the Fiat ESV when involved in collision with a larger ESV. To determine the ability of the velocity-sensitive front end of the AMF ESV to accomodate lightweight vehicles. A theoretical energy absorption analysis was conducted for the front-to-front tests. /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ultrasystems, Incorporated

    Dynamic Science Division, 1850 West Pinnacle Peak Road
    Phoenix, AZ  USA  85027
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 126 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00098834
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 2310-73-61
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-046-2-468
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM