SAFETY AND COMFORT -- FACTORS IN VOLVO OCCUPANT COMPARTMENT PACKAGING

The means by which Volvo has arrived at its present criteria of crashworthiness are described. The present Volvo model offers a stroking distance of forty inches which provides a high level of safety performance when combined with three-point lap and shoulder belt restraint, air bags, and knee padding. The analytical framework for optimizing deceleration pulse for given deceleration distances is illustrated.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for Meeting 27 February--3 March 1978.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Bohlin, N
    • Hallen, Anders
    • Runberger, S
    • Aasberg, A
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00188426
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 780135 Reprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1979 12:00AM