STRUCTURAL DESIGN CONSIDERATION FOR ALUMINUM BUMPERS

The 1980 requirements for bumpers limit the damage that may be sustained in 8 km/h (5 mph) pendulum and barrier impacts. This paper covers four items of interest for design of one-piece aluminum bumpers: (1) properties of alloys, (2) dent resistance, (3) beam strength, (4) relative behavior of aluminum and steel. /SASI/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Sharp, M L
    • Peters, R M
    • Weiss, R B
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173216
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770269
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 3 1978 12:00AM