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The objective was to develop a simple, repeatable and representative sub-system test procedure.
The European Enhanced Vehicle-Safety Committee (EEVC) Side Impact Test Procedure includes the measurement of head impact with the EUROSID dummy. It was recognised that this would evaluate only a limited range of the potential head contact locations within the vehicle. EEVC commenced a study of accident analysis and the evaluation oft potential head impact sub-systems tests. Three alternative headforms have been appraised and the effect of free flight and linearly guided have been examined. This paper presents progress of the EEVC study and the initial results of the test programme. Proposals are made for a possible test method and for a future validation test programme.
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Cost to the Department: £123,000.00
Actual start date: 01 October 1994
Actual completion date: 01 February 1997
Paper 96-S8-O-07. The Evaluation of Sub-Systems Methods for Measuring the Lateral Head Impact Performance of Cars. ESV Conference May 1996
Author: TRL, TNO & BASt on behalf of EEVC WG13
Publication date: 01/05/1996
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