Accession Number : AD0697677
Title : OPTIMIZATION OF A STANDARD LINEAR VISCOELASTIC MATERIAL FOR USE IN A SEAT BELT.
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,
Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA DEPT OF THE AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Personal Author(s) : Nachbar,W. ; Schipmoelder,J. B.
Report Date : NOV 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 19
Abstract : It is shown that a properly designed viscoelastic seat-belt material could have a low stiffness at low strain rates while still affording considerable improvement in the maximum safe cruising speed in comparison with a linear elastic belt. (Author)
Descriptors : (*PASSENGER VEHICLES, SAFETY BELTS), (*SAFETY BELTS, MATERIALS), DESIGN, VISCOELASTICITY, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, SAFETY, MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS, VELOCITY, ELONGATION, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), STRAIN(MECHANICS), OPTIMIZATION
Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE