Role of the Seat in Rear Crash Safety - Premiere Series Books (Hardback)David C. Viano (author)
Hardback 514 Pages / Published: 30/10/2002
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Role of the Seat in Rear Crash Safety addresses the historic debate over seatback stiffness, energy absorbing yielding, occupant retention and whiplash prevention; and it provides a scientific foundation for the direction GM pursued in the development and validation of future seat designs. It also describes the multi-year research study into the role of the seat in rear crash safety - first by addressing the need for occupant retention in the more severe rear crashes; and then by addressing the needs for an adequately positioned head restraint and changes in the compliance of the seatback to lower the risks of the whiplash in low-speed crashes.
Publisher: SAE International
Number of pages: 514
Weight: 1157 g
Dimensions: 229 x 154 mm
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