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Main Title: FIMCAR XI: FIMCAR Final Assessment Approach
Author(s): Thomson, Robert
Johannsen, Heiko
Edwards, Mervyn
Adolph, Thorsten
Lazaro, Ignacio
Versmissen, Ton
Type: Book Part
Language: English
Language Code: en
Abstract: The objectives of the FIMCAR (Frontal Impact and Compatibility Assessment Research) project are to answer the remaining open questions identified in earlier projects (such as understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of force based metrics and barrier deformation based metrics, confirmation of specific compatibility issues such as structural interaction, investigation of force matching) and to finalise the frontal impact test procedures required to assess compatibility. Research strategies and priorities were based on earlier research programs and the FIMCAR accident data analysis. The identified real world safety issues were used to develop a list of compatibility characteristics which were then prioritised within the consortium. This list was the basis for evaluating the different test candidates. This analysis resulted in the combination of the Full Width Deformable Barrier test (FWDB) with compatibility metrics and the existing Offset Deformable Barrier (ODB) as described in UN-ECE Regulation 94 with additional cabin integrity requirement as being proposed as the FIMCAR assessment approach. The proposed frontal impact assessment approach addresses many of the issues identified by the FIMCAR consortium but not all frontal impact and compatibility issues could be addressed.
URI: urn:nbn:de:kobv:83-opus4-40906
http://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/4078
http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-3781
Issue Date: 8-Jan-2014
Date Available: 8-Jan-2014
DDC Class: 620 Ingenieurwissenschaften und zugeordnete Tätigkeiten
Subject(s): Bewertung
Fahrzeugsicherheit
Frontalaufprall
Kompatibilität
Testverfahren
Assessment
Compatibility
Frontal impact
Test procedure
Vehicle safety
Usage rights: Terms of German Copyright Law
Book Title: FIMCAR - Frontal Impact and Compatibility Assessment Research. - ISBN 978-3-7983-2614-9
Publisher: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin
Publisher Place: Berlin
Page Start: XI-a
Page End: XI-69
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