What is it about?
Validated numerical models can give a substantial aid to vehicle design in relation to safety issues: multiple experiments can be performed at low-cost, short times, in a fully controlled endeavour. In this article a validated numerical leg model has been provided and indications to improve vehicle bumper safety in relation to pedestrians injury have been given.
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Why is it important?
Full details od the leg model have been provided; therefore experiments can be replicated and many more experiments can be performed, aimed to inquire other design issues.
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This page is a summary of: Lower Leg Injury in Relation to Vehicle Front End, Traffic Injury Prevention, January 2014, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/15389588.2013.824567.
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