SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, April 8

Occupant Protection: Safety Test Methodology
(Session Code: B407)

Room 354  1:00 p.m.

Safety Test Methodology Session in 2014 presents papers in advancement of auto- safety-related analytical/testing methods in frontal, side and rollover impacts, and energy-absorbing materials.

Organizers - Clifford C. Chou; Jason R. Kerrigan, Univ. of Virginia; Jerry Le, Ford Motor Co.; P. Miller II, MGA Research Corp.; Anindya Deb, Indian Institute of Science
Chairpersons - Helen A. Kaleto, MGA Research Corp.; Robert W. McCoy, Ford Motor Co.

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-0534
Scalable Multi-Purpose Virtual Human Model for Future Safety Assessment
Jan Vychytil, University of West Bohemia; Jaroslav Manas, MECAS ESI s.r.o.; Hana Cechova, Stanislav Spirk, Ludek Hyncik, University of West Bohemia; Ludek Kovar, MECAS ESI s.r.o.
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-0538
Pulse Sensitivity of a Child Restraint System, Near-Side Impact Fixture
Janet Brelin-Fornari, Sheryl Janca, Kettering Univ.
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-0537
A Comparison of the NHTSA Research Offset Oblique and Small Overlap Impact Tests and the IIHS Moderate and Small Overlap Tests
Joyce Lam, Nate J. Dennis, Jeff Dix, Martin Lambrecht, Nissan North America, Inc.; Ryuuji Ootani, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-0540
Design and Evaluation of a Guided Dynamic Rollover Test Device
Shai Cohen, Dhafer Marzougui, Cing-Dao Kan, George Mason Univ.; Fadi Tahan, George Washington Univ.
2:40 p.m. ORAL ONLY
High Strain Rate Tensile Testing of Long Fiber Filled Polymers: Steps towards Development of a Standard
Susan I. Hill, Univ. of Dayton Research Institute
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-0569
A Neural Network Approach for Predicting Collision Severity
Ishika Zonina Towfic, Jennifer Johrendt, University of Windsor
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-0539
A Methodology for Characterization of the Strain Rate-Dependent Behavior of PU Foam
N. Shivakumar, Anindya Deb, Indian Institute of Science; Clifford Chou; H. Chittappa, Uvce

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

Planned by Occupant Protection Committee / Automobile Body Activity