SAE 2014 Government/Industry Meeting

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, January 23

Occupant Restraints Systems
(Session Code: G104)

Room 146 A  8:00 a.m.

This session would explore technologies to address safety issues and countermeasures associated with active and passive occupant restraint systems. Seat belt reminder systems, seat belt interlocks, and adaptive head restrains may be covered. The session should emphasize restraint systems for both front and rear occupants.

Organizers - Margaret M. Andreen, General Motors Co.; Aloke Prasad, National Hwy Traffic Safety Admin

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Estimating Potential Benefits of Adaptive Restraint Systems
Kathleen D. Klinich, Carol A. C. Flannagan, Andrew Leslie, Univ. of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
8:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
A Performance-based Occupant Classification Method for Adaptive Restraint Systems
Jenne-Tai Wang, Mark Neal, Chin-Hsu Lin, Dorel Sala, Bing Deng, General Motors Co.
8:40 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Rear-seat Occupant Protection Addressing the Different Needs from a Diverse Population
Jingwen Hu, Matthew Reed, Jonathan Rupp, Univ. of Michigan Transportation Research Institute; Thomas J. Klena, Paul M. Lange, Kurt Fischer, TRW
9:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Assessment of Second Row Safety Technologies With the use of a Ribeye instrumented HIll 50th ATD
Mutaz Shkoukani, David Arnold Sr., Soonsik Kim, Jerry Keller, Jeffrey Sikorski, Key Safety Systems
9:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Effects of Pre-impact Braking on Rear Seat Occupant Kinematics
Aloke Prasad, NHTSA; Douglas Weston, Transportation Research Center, Inc.
9:40 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Effects of Head Friction on Ejection Mitigation Testing
Mindy Heading, Douglas J. Stein, Autoliv ASP, Inc.; Jeff Dix, Nissan North America Inc.