Occupant injuries in light passenger vehicles - A NASS study to enable priorities for development of injury prediction capabilities of human body models
Journal article, 2020
For drivers, an injury risk greater than 2.4 % was found for the lower extremities (pelvis) and the head (concussion) in side oblique near side impacts, for the head in frontal oblique near side impacts (concussion) and for the lower extremities (ankle joint) in frontal impacts. For passengers, an injury risk greater than 2.4 % was found for the thorax (lungs) in side near side impacts, for the head (concussion) in front oblique near side impacts, and for the thorax (sternum) and the upper extremities (wrist, hand) in frontal impacts.
Future development of human body models should focus on injuries to the head, thorax and the lower extremities. More specifically, it should focus on concussion in all impact directions and on rib and pelvic fractures in side near side impacts and in side oblique near side impacts
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Safety, Injury Prevention
Pradeep Puthan Pisharam
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Safety
Region Västra Götaland
Accident Analysis and Prevention
0001-4575 (ISSN)Vol. 138 105443
Development of Implementable Omni-Directional Chest, Spine and Head Injury Criteria for Human Body Models
VINNOVA, 2016-02-01 -- 2018-12-31.
Areas of Advance
Transport Systems and Logistics