YIELDING-BARRIER TEST DATA BASE-REFINEMENT OF DAMAGE DATA TABLES IN THE CRASH PROGRAM

The report summarizes the results of efforts applied to the task of refining the empirical crush coefficients that are applied in the damage analysis portion of the CRASH 2 computer program. The effects of the coefficient changes on reconstruction results for twenty-two staged collision cases are presented and discussed. A special computer program, CRUSH, which was developed to aid in the performance of this research is described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Calspan Corporation

    4455 Genesee Street
    Buffalo, NY  USA  14225

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • MCHENRY, R R
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 58 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00154016
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-265 Intrm Rpt., CALSPAN-ZR-5954-V-1
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01372
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM