Browse Publications Technical Papers 2018-01-1055
2018-04-03

Repeatability and Reproducibility of Oblique Moving Deformable Barrier Test Procedure 2018-01-1055

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has developed an Oblique Offset Moving Deformable Barrier test procedure. For this test procedure to be viable, it must be repeatable within each test facility and it must be reproducible between test facilities. Three tests of a single vehicle model were conducted at three different test facilities, a total of nine tests, to evaluate repeatability and reproducibility. The responses of the vehicle and its occupants were evaluated using three different methodologies to quantify the repeatability within a single test facility and reproducibility among the three test facilities. The first two methods evaluated the time-history of the measured data and the third method only used the peak values. Overall, this test series demonstrated repeatable and reproducible results for the OMDB, vehicle, and driver occupant in the oblique offset test procedure. The method using only the peak values indicates more variability. This study has also identified a few areas where the test procedure can be refined, including improved vehicle sensor mounting requirements and dummy seating procedure.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
STANDARD

The Effects of Front-Mounted Accessories on Air Bag Sensors and Crashworthiness

J2431_201910

View Details

JOURNAL ARTICLE

Timber Utility Pole Fracture Mechanics Due to Non-Deformable and Deformable Moving Barrier Impacts

2011-01-0288

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

The Contribution of Occupant and Vehicle Dynamics Simulation to Testing Occupant Safety in Passenger Cars During Rollover

1999-01-0431

View Details

X