MODULAR APPROACH TO STRUCTURAL SIMULATION FOR VEHICLE CRASHWORTHINESS PREDICTION

A modular formulation for simulation of the structural deformation and deceleration of a vehicle for crashworthiness and collision compatibility is presented. This formulation includes three dimensional beam elements, various spring elements, rigid body elements, and modal elements. /HRIS/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Study sponsored by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, D.C. Report available at NTIS, No: PB-241784.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • Tong, P
    • Rossettos, J N
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: 42 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141963
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-801475 Final Rpt., DOT-TSCNHT3A74-7
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS507-R5408
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM