ViVA OpenHBM is an open source human body model that represents the 50th percentile female population for assessing whiplash protection systems in car. ViVA OpenHBM was developed with intention to fill the gap of current available
Author(s)
Putra I P A, Iraeus J, Thomson R, Svensson M
Published in
The 15th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium, Ohio
Year of publication
2019
Objective: ViVA OpenHBM is the first open source Human Body Model (HBM) for crash safety assessment. It represents an average size (50th percentile) female and was created to assess whiplash protection systems in a car. To
Author(s)
Putra I P A, Iraeus J, Thomson R, Svensson M Y, Linder A, and Sato F
Published in
Traffic Injury Prevention
Year of publication
2019
Studies have shown that most of the whiplash injuries are caused by the rear crashes [1,2], and therefore, there is a need for evaluate restraint systems in this specific type of crash. Currently, BioRID is the
Author(s)
Putra I P A, Brolin K, Iraeus J, Svensson M, Linder A
Published in
8th World Congress of Biomechanics, Dublin, Ireland
Year of publication
2018
A previously validated open-source head-neck model, VIVA Open HBM [1-3], was enhanced by the addition of muscle activation. The previous model contained 129 beam elements on both the left and right side of the neck. Each
Author(s)
Putra I P A, Iraeus J, Thomson R
Published in
Nordic LS-DYNA User's Conference 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden
Year of publication
2018
The overall trend in Sweden is that the number of fatalities and severely injured in traffic is constantly decreasing. However, bicyclists are the group of road-users that often suffer the most severe injuries when involved in
Author(s)
Tobias Green, Thanh Hai Bui, Jonas Andersson
Year of publication
2020
Author(s)
Wågström, L., Leledakis, A., Östh, J., Lindman, M., & Jakobsson
Published in
ESV Conference
Year of publication
2019
To meet increasing demands on reduced CO2 emissions, the automotive industry is currently very active in research to reduce vehicle weight by incorporating light-weight materials like laminated composites into structural components. Historically, composite materials have mainly
Author(s)
​Johannes Främby
Published in
Chalmers University of Technology
Year of publication
2020
The total number of road crashes in Europe is decreasing, but the number of crashes involving cyclists is not decreasing at the same rate. To help car drivers avoid or mitigate crashes while overtaking a cyclist,
Author(s)
Jordanka Kovaceva
Published in
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Safety
Year of publication
2019
Every year, more than 5000 pedestrians and 2000 cyclists die on European roads. These vulnerable road users (VRUs) are especially at risk when interacting with cars. Intelligent safety systems (ISSs), designed to mitigate or avoid crashes
Author(s)
Christian-Nils Åkerberg Boda
Published in
Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Vehicle Safety
Year of publication
2019
Recent years have seen a rapid increase in the number of passenger cars equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADASs), a development that affects the nature of future vehicle crashes. Predicting this change, understanding future crash
Author(s)
Östling M, Jepsson H, Lubbe N.
Published in
IRCOBI Conference, IRC-19-92
Year of publication
2019

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