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Basics for developing a female occupant model for investigating cervical ppine distortion injury (CSD)

  • Females sustain Cervical Spine Distortion injury (CSD) more often than males. Most work dealing with the biomechanics background (e.g. injury mechanism/criteria) as well as the application in seat design/testing, focuses on the occupant model of an average male. Therefore the EU-Project ADSEAT (Adaptive Seat to Reduce Neck Injuries for Female and Male Occupants) is aimed at adding a female model for gender balanced research of CSD and improving seat design. An extensive literature review, searching for risk factors and injury criteria for males and females, was accompanied by the evaluation of different databases containing CSD cases. The database evaluations suggests that an anthropometry quite close to the 50%ile female anthropometry as known from crash test dummy design is appropriate. The results presented here form the basis for the future development of a computational female model and the improvement of seat design for better protection of both males and females in the frame of the ADSEAT-Project.

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Author:S. Schick, A. Kullgren, Ernst Tomasch, L. Jakobsson, A. Linder, N. Gales, Hell; W., K-U Schmitt
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:opus-bast-4997
Document Type:Conference Proceeding
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2012/08/03
Contributing corporation:Ludwig-Maximilians-University München
Release Date:2012/08/03
Tag:Anfahrversuch; Entwicklung; Fahrzeugsitz; Frau; Halswirbel; Konferenz; Rechenmodell; Risikobewertung; Verletzung; Versuchspuppe
Conference; Development; Impact test; Injury; Mathematical model; Risk assessment; Seat; Women; anthropometric dummy; cervical vertebrae
Comment:
Weitere beteiligte Körperschaften: Folksam; Graz University of Technology; Volvo Cars; Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute; AGU Zürich
Source:4rd International Conference on ESAR "Expert Symposium on Accident Research", S. 28-35
Institutes:Sonstige / Sonstige
Dewey Decimal Classification:6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 62 Ingenieurwissenschaften / 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
collections:BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 83 Unfall und Mensch
BASt-Beiträge / ITRD Sachgebiete / 91 Fahrzeugkonstruktion
BASt-Beiträge / Tagungen / International Conference on ESAR / 4th International Conference on ESAR

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