Accession Number : ADD006206

Title :   Head and Neck Impact Measurement System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Specker,Lawrence J ; Higgins,Aubin M ; Brinkley,James W

Report Date : 24 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A system for measuring head and neck impact forces, having a movable plate member with an anthropometric dummy head and neck member secured to the plate member. Three force measuring cells are positioned in a horizontal plane and are connected between the movable plate member and three column members. Three vertical force measuring cells are positioned between a support plate and the movable plate member. High frequency response triaxial accelerometers are mounted at the center of gravity of the dummy head and neck member and on the movable plate member adjacent the attachment of the dummy head and neck member. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Head(Anatomy), *Neck(Anatomy), *Impact tests, Test methods, Measurement, Acceleration

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE