Trauma Research at University of Virginia

This research project includes the following tasks: (1) characterization of response to different restraint environments and development of injury criteria using a standardized sled; (2) development of lower limb response corridors and an advanced foot/ankle finite element model; (3) review of thoracic response data and dummy upgraded assessments; experimental characterization of the pediatric spine and thorax; and (4) continued validation and updating of the THOR-NT finite element model.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Human Injury Research


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  • Status: Active
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, D.C.  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Craig, Matthew

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Virginia, Charlottesville

    Charlottesville, VA  United States 
  • Start Date: 20120510
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31006

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465120
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 2:55PM