Crash Test Dummy

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A mannequin used in videotaped analysis of vehicular crashworthiness
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We were using a crash dummy to perfect the mechanism but the spring was too strong and it kept hurling the dummy 50 or 60 yards in the air.
The exercise scenario a severe occupational accident involving injuries to extremities and the head, which made prompt medical help necessary was prepared and supervised by an expert group from the ADAC air rescue service (German automobile club) using a remote-controlled crash dummy on board the jack-up vessel Thor.
The institute gives vehicles demerits when the structure intrudes into the passenger compartment, or if a crash dummy suffers injuries to head, neck, chest or other parts.
A 55-pound crash dummy dog was used to see how the seat belts would hold up in a collision at 30 miles per hour, patterning the same motor vehicle safety standards used to test child seats.
Summary: US officials are combatting counterfeit airbags, one of which shot flames and shards of metal shrapnel at a crash dummy.
The newly upgraded Hybrid III crash dummy, invented by GM, is used by car manufacturers worldwide for frontal crash tests on vehicles.
Incidentally, the "crash dummy" concept for his consumer driven health care presentation came to him when he donned a crash dummy mask to help his daughter "learn how to drive safely and always wear a seat belt.
It is based on a nonlinear joint stiffness, damping, friction and hysteresis losses, specific to each DOF for each joint as derived from the physical Hybrid III crash dummy.
CRASH DUMMY Clarkson has caused fury over his Top Gear "slur"; KILLERS Lorry monsters Sutcliffe, top, and Wright; DRIVING SEAT Clarkson steers the truck towards wall; WALL OVER Artic ploughs through wall at its legal top speed
His efforts only managed to wedge the rental into an unmovable position, plotted-in coordinates appropriate for a thunderous and fiery end as a GPS crash dummy.
Providing equipment that is comparable in performance to federally regulated equipment means that WTORS and wheelchairs must be dynamically tested using a crash dummy to simulate typical occupant movements and loading (weight) that would occur in a frontal crash.
While the Swanson crash test film showed the air bag hitting the crash dummy before it was filly inflated, the crash tests for Gaytan's Dodge Neon did not.