1988-02-01

A CAL3D Steering System Impact Model 880650

An energy absorbing steering system model with the capability to simulate the impact response of components of the column has been developed. In order to be able to evaluate occupant crash response, this model has been implemented into the CAL3D occupant dynamics simulation program. In this implementation process, two required features, a slip joint and an enhanced spring-damper element, have been added into a GM proprietary version of CAL3D. The steering system model in CAL3D was verified with both a drop tower test and a mini-sled test.

SAE MOBILUS

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

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X