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Title: Development of human neck numerical model for crashworthiness assessment
Authors: Azizan Fahmi, Mohamad
???metadata.dc.contributor.advisor???: Dr. Rakhmad Arief Siregar
Keywords: Child injury in vehicle;Newborn child neck;Human neck numerical model;Crash injuries
Issue Date: May-2009
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
???metadata.dc.publisher.department???: School of Mechatronics Engineering
Abstract: Despite the recent progresses in occupant safety, protection of children is not still optimal. To offer a better understanding of child injury mechanisms, the present study proposes a dummy finite element model of newborn child neck. The neck model consists of rigid, geometrically accurate vertebrae held together with intervertibral disk, facet joints and ligaments modeled as a series of nonlinear springs. Neck injury that occurred in vehicle crash accident will be simulated using finite element analysis software, LS-DYNA and compared with other experimental results. In the case of a frontal impact, in the areas of neck compression, neck extension and neck kinematics, it is demonstrated that a good correlation is achieved between the response of a FE dummy in the model and those of ATDs in the physical hardware tests. As a reference in modeling, the new-born child dummy model a 50th percentile Hybrid III will be used. The geometry of the human neck will be adjusted and modified according to typical Malay new-born child.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/21343
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