SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Occupant Protection: Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety
(Session Code: B404)

Room 354  1:00 p.m.

The pedestrian and cyclist safety session focuses on research and development efforts aimed at protecting pedestrians and cyclists in the event of vehicle impact. Papers on injury biomechanics, vehicle design, dummy and impactor development, computational modeling, regulations and consumer assessment testing, active safety and collision avoidance are accepted for this session.

Organizers - Carlos Arregui Dalmases; Jason R. Kerrigan, Univ. of Virginia

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-0520
Potential Improvements to Impact Responses of the Flexible Legform Impactor
Yukou Takahashi, Miwako Ikeda, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-0513
Passive Pedestrian Protection Approach for Vehicle Hoods
Vesna Savic, General Motors Co.; Matthew Pawlicki, Stanford Univ.; Paul Krajewski, Mark Voss, Louis Hector, Keith Snavely, General Motors Co.
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-0517
Influences on the Risk of Injury of Bicyclists' Heads and Benefits of Bicycle Helmets in Terms of Injury Avoidance and Reduction of Injury Severity
Dietmar Otte, Birgitt Wiese, Medical University Hannover
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-0522
Estimation of Pelvis Injuries and Head Impact Time using Different Pedestrian Human FE Models
Chinmoy Pal, Tomosaburo Okabe, Nissan; Kulothungan Vimalathithan, Jeyabharath Manoharan, Muthukumar Muthanandam, Satheesh Narayanan, RNTBCI
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-0514
Investigation of a Simplified Vehicle Model that Can Reproduce Car-Pedestrian Collisions
Hiroyuki Asanuma, Yukou Takahashi, Miwako Ikeda, Toshiyuki Yanaoka, Honda R&D Co., Ltd.
2:40 p.m. 2014-01-0518
Influence of Feature Lines of Vehicle Hood Styling on Headform Kinematics and Injury Evaluation in Car-to-Pedestrian Impact Simulations
Bingbing Nie, Tsinghua Univ., Univ. of Virginia; Qing Zhou, Yong Xia, Jisi Tang, Tsinghua Univ.
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-0519
A Comparison Study of Car-to-Pedestrian and Car-to-E-Bike Accidents: Data Source: The China In-Depth Accident Study (CIDAS)
Qiang Chen, CATARC; Yong Chen, Autoliv China Technical Center; Ola Bostrom, Autoliv Research; Yehong Ma, Eryong Liu, Autoliv China Technical Center
Comparison of Femur Moments and Forces of EEVC WG17 Upper Leg Impactor, FlexPLI and Human Body Finite Element Model (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Tushar Baviskar, Jagadish Mahadevaiah, Vijay Shankar Iyer, General Motors Technical Center; Mark Neal, General Motors Co.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, SUB-TP-00006 and SUB-TP-00007, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Occupant Protection Committee / Automobile Body Activity