International Harmonized Research Activities (IHRA) status report of the Biomechanics Working Group 2001-06-0133
A summary of the efforts of the Biomechanics Working Group to complete the task given to it by the International Harmonized Research Activities Steering Committee to determine specifications for a Universal Side Impact Anthropomorphic Test Devices is presented. Topics discussed are the nature of the world side impact problem, the anthropometric characterization of the world population at risk, dummy impact response specifications, and necessary and appropriate injury criteria and performance levels.
Rolf H. Eppinger
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
International Technical Conference on Enhanced Safety of Vehicles