SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Occupant Protection: Rear and Side Impact
(Session Code: B408)

Room 354  8:00 a.m.

Papers are invited on all aspects of automotive crashworthiness and occupant protection in side impacts, including topics such as discussions of test data, CAE methods, statistical analyses, automobile designs, restraint systems and airbags, crash test methodology and development of surrogates (test dummies). Additional topics may include side impact safety considerations for hybrid and electric propulsion vehicles.

Organizers - Jarrod Carter, Origin Engineering; Jason R. Kerrigan, Univ. of Virginia; Donald Parker, Exponent Inc.; Jeffery W. Sankey, Transportation Research Center Inc.; Mukul K. Verma

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-0524
The Effect of Rear Impact Collision Delta-V and Restraint Status on Injury Outcome
Stacy M. Imler, Michelle F. Heller, Christine C. Raasch, Heather N. Watson, Ke Zhao, Exponent Failure Analysis
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-0544
An Improved Methodology for Calculation of the Inertial Resistance of Automotive Latching Systems
James Nelsen, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc.; Chang Su Seo, Hyundai Motor Co.
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-0543
Simplified CAE Model Technique to Predict Crush Performance of Identical Sized Passenger Vehicle Doors
Santosh Uttam Bhise, Chrysler India Automotive Pvt, Ltd.; Meyyappan Valliappan, Chrysler LLC
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-0541
Evaluation of Biofidelity of Side Impact Computational Surrogates (ES-2re, WorldSID, GHBMC)
Gwansik Park, Taewung Kim, Jeff Crandall, University of Virginia; Andy Svendsen, Nathaniel Saunders, Craig Markusic, Automotive Safety Honda R&D Americas
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-0547
Side Impact Testing of the Near-Side, Rear Seat Occupant Using a Deceleration Sled
Sheryl Janca, Kettering Univ.; Kurt Shanks, Hyundai America Technical Center; Janet Brelin-Fornari, Kettering Univ.; Ravi Tangirala, Hyundai America Technical Center; Massoud Tavakoli, Kettering Univ.
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-0548
A Study for Analysis Technique for Ensuring the Head Injury Criterion and Ejection Mitigation Performance of Curtain Airbag
Baeyoung Kim, Kangwook Lee, Jeong Keun Lee, June-Young Song, Hyundai Mobis
Improving Side Crash Performance of a Compact Car via CAE (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Sanjeev Kumar, Pinak Deb, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

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