This SAE Special Publication is a collection of papers from the "Vehicle Safety Structure" session of the 1999 SAE International Congress and Exposition. The papers are as follows: Crash Exposure and Crashworthiness of Sport Utility Vehicles, C. Malliaris and K.H. Digges; The New Car Assessment Program: Has It Led to Stiffer Light Trucks and Vans over the Years?, B.T. Park, J.R. Hackney, R.M. Morgan, H. Chan, J.C. Lowrie and H.E. Devlin; Accident Analysis and Measures to Establish Compatibility, R. Zobel; Potential Strategies for Improving Crash Compatibility in the U.S. Vehicle Fleet, A.K. Lund and J.F. Chapline; Vehicle Compatibility - Analysis of the Factors Influencing Side Impact Occupant Injury, D.V. Lugt, T. Connolly and D. Bhalsod; Possibilities and Limits in the Design of Compatible Cars for Real World Accidents, F. Zeidler, F. Knochelmann and D. Scheunert; Car Crash Compatibility: The Prospects for International Harmonization, H.C. Gabler and B.N. Fildes; Frontal Crash Feasibility Study Using MADYMO 3D Frame Model, S. Hahm, Y. Won and D. Kim; Safety of a Downsized Vehicle Fleet: Effects of Mass Distribution, Impact Speed and Inherent Protection in Car-to-Car Crashes, D.B. Jewkes, P. Lovsund and D.C. Viano; Development of a Vehicle Structure with Protective Features for Pedestrians, S. Yoshida, N. Igarashi, A. Takahashi and I. Imaizumi; Sub-structure Vehicle Test and Analysis to Predict the Frontal Crash Performances of Full-scale Vehicle, O-S. Kim, S-T. Kim, S-B. Jung and D-S. Kim; and A Study of the Structure for the Head Protection in Crash or Roll-Over of a Vehicle, C. Seong and K. Cha.


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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 108 p.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00800274
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0768003741
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE/SP-99/1442,, SP-1442, SP-1442,
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 24 2000 12:00AM