Safety Evaluation of Steering Wheel LCD Screen Based on Ergonomic Principles and FEA

  • Zhi Cheng
  • Wenyu WuEmail author
  • Chengqi Xue
  • Hongxiang Shan
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


The safety of the steering wheel LCD screen is quite worrisome under normal situations or accidents. There is a worry that the screen breaks and hurt driver under the instant compressive stress of the airbag. This report integrates two analysis methods in both human factors and engineer factors, to find the visual influences and verify screen stability of the steering wheel LCD screen in normal situations and some accidents. The result helps to find out the safety of the steering wheel LCD screen. In the beginning, it comes with an ergonomic analysis to do the driver vision analysis to test the influences on the driver vision. Furthermore, the finite element analysis (FEA) about the steering wheel screen gives a preliminary conclusion about the stability of LCD screen in an accident to provide a foundation for future research and application.


The steering wheel LCD screen Ergonomic analysis The finite element analysis 



This work was supported jointly by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 71871056, 71471037).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhi Cheng
    • 1
  • Wenyu Wu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chengqi Xue
    • 1
  • Hongxiang Shan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjingChina

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