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The Advanced European Mobile Deformable Barrier specification for use in Euro NCAP side impact testing

  • Past European collaborative research involving government bodies, vehicle manufacturers and test laboratories has resulted in a prototype barrier face called the Advanced European Mobile Deformable Barrier (AE-MDB) for use in a new side impact test procedure . This procedure offers a better representation of the current accident situation and, in particular, the barrier concept is a better reflection of front-end stiffness seen in today- passenger car fleet compared to that of the current legislative barrier face. Based on the preliminary performance corridors of the prototype AE-MDB, a refined AE-MDB specification has been developed. A programme of barrier to load cell wall testing was undertaken to complete and standardise the AE-MDB specification. Barrier faces were supplied by the four leading manufacturers to demonstrate that the specification could be met by all. This paper includes background, specification and proof of compliance.

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Author:James Ellway, Michiel van Ratingen, Ton Versmissen, Sjef van Montfort, Tobias LangnerORCiD, Jan Dobberstein, Petros Goutas, Patrick Gay, Arnauld Malak, Christoph Denker, Jason Hallack, Katsuhito Odanaka, T. Ogihara
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Date of Publication (online):2014/09/25
Year of first publication:2013
Contributing corporation:European New Car Assessment Programme
Release Date:2014/09/25
Tag:Anfahrversuch; Deformierbare Barriere (Anpralltest); Fahrzeugsitz; Hinten; Insasse; Passives Sicherheitssystem; Prüfverfahren; Seitlicher Zusammenstoß; Vorn
Deformable barrier (impact test); Front; Impact test (veh); Rear; Seat (veh); Side impact; Test method; Vehicle occupant
Außerdem beteiligt: TNO Science and Industry; Cellbond; AFL/CT Sim; Plascore; Showa
Source:Proceedings of the 23rd International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles, May 27-30, 2013, Seoul, Korea
Institutes:Abteilung Fahrzeugtechnik / Abteilung Fahrzeugtechnik
Sonstige / Sonstige
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 62 Ingenieurwissenschaften / 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
collections:BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 91 Fahrzeugkonstruktion
BASt-Beiträge / Tagungen / International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) / 23rd ESV Conference 2013

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