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A simulation-based approach for improved thorax injury risk function for the THOR ATD

  • Thorax injury is one of main causes of serious injury in frontal collisions, especially for elderly car occupants. The anthropometric test device (ATD) THOR‐M provides chest deflection measurements at multiple locations, to assess the risk of thorax injury. For this purpose e, risk functions are needed that relate the potential criteria based on multipoint chest deflection measurement to in jury risk. Different thorax injury criteria and risk functions for THOR have been proposed [2‐3]. The criteria and functions are based on the traditional approach to developing injury risk functions using matched ATD and PMHS tests by relating the injury (number of fractures) to injury criteria. Regarding these studies, some limitations have been identified, in particular concerning the loading conditions of the data used (mainly 3‐point‐belt loading, high loading severity, out‐of‐date ATD versions. To extend the data set and overcome these limitations, a new approach for improved thorax injury criteria was applied within the EC‐funded project SENIORS. The new approach is based on matched frontal impact sled computer simulations with a model representing the latest THOR‐M ATD version, and matching simulations with a human body model (HBM) representing an elderly car occupant.

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Author:Andre EggersORCiD, Marcus WischORCiD, David Hynd, Bengt Pipkorn, Krystoffer Mroz
Parent Title (English):2018 IRCOBI Conference Proceedings
Place of publication:Zürich
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2019/12/10
Date of first publication:2018/09/12
Publishing institution:Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BASt)
Release Date:2019/12/10
Tag:Alte Leute; Brustkorb; Dummy; Frontalzusammenstoß; Risikobewertung; Schweregrad (Unfall, Verletzung); Simulation; Verletzung
Anthropometric dummy; Head on collision; Injury; Old people; Risk assessment; Severity (accid, injury); Simulation; Thorax
First Page:671
page number: Document ends on page ...:672
Außerdem beteiligt: TRL; Autoliv Research.
Volltext: http://www.ircobi.org/wordpress/downloads/irc18/pdf-files/94.pdf
Institutes:Abteilung Fahrzeugtechnik
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 62 Ingenieurwissenschaften / 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
Licence (German):License LogoBASt / Link zum Urhebergesetz

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