Crashworthiness

Energy Management and Occupant Protection

  • Jorge A. C. Ambrosio
Conference proceedings

Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 423)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages ii-xiii
  2. Structural Impact

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  3. Macro Element Method in Crashworthiness of Vehicles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
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  4. Nonlinear Explicit Finite Element Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
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  5. Multibody Dynamics Tools for Structural and Biomechanics Crashworthiness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203

About these proceedings

Introduction

From the fundamentals of impact mechanics and biomechanics to modern analysis and design techniques in impact energy management and occupant protection this book provides an overview of the application of nonlinear finite elements, conceptual modeling and multibody procedures, impact biomechanics, injury mechanisms, occupant mathematical modeling, and human surrogates in crashworthiness.

Keywords

automotive engineering crashworthiness impact biomechanics multibody dynamics passive safety vehicle design biomechanics design dynamics energy energy management finite element method finite elements mechanics safety vehicle

Editors and affiliations

  • Jorge A. C. Ambrosio
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Superior TécnicoPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-2572-4
  • Copyright Information CISM Udine 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Vienna
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-211-83334-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7091-2572-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0254-1971
  • Series Online ISSN 2309-3706
  • About this book