Browse Publications Technical Papers 2018-01-1323
2018-04-03

Analytical Validation of H-point During Seating System Design 2018-01-1323

Position of the H-point plays a vital role during designing the seating system. The seating system provides support and comfort to the occupants while they are operating the vehicle. The traditional way to design a seat system is to use rules of thumb and experience, which often results in several costly design iterations. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the capability of CAE analytical tool to find the H-point at the early phase of the seating system design without compromising the comfort level of the occupant. The recently launched Lincoln Continental front seating system was used to validate this purpose. The Continental seating system has unique design features which provide special challenges in designing and simulating the seat. With the help of CAE analytical tool, the traditional process is streamlined and a seat design could be achieved in a shorter period with greater accuracy.

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:
TECHNICAL PAPER

Evaluation of CarFit® Criteria Compliance and Knowledge of Seat Adjustment

2018-01-1314

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

A Study on Improvement of Sitting Posture Stability for Heavy Truck Drivers

2018-01-1319

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

CAE Methodology for Seat Assessment with H-Point Machine

2018-01-1322

View Details

X