Biomechanical Research Support

This agreement has previously included research that involved rear impact sled testing and pediatric brain modeling. Current efforts involve the development of a human surrogate torso model that was first developed under a separate military-based funding and is currently per this agreement being updated for use in automotive crash evaluations.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $6781866.00
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  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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

    Rudd, Rodney

    Craig, Matthew

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Michigan

    Transportation Research Institute
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States 

    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

    Applied Physics Laboratory
    84th and Charles Streets
    Baltimore, MD  United States  21218
  • Start Date: 20050401
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20100419
  • Source Data: RiP Project 35062

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01490024
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-05-H-01021, DTNH22-05-H-01020
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 17 2013 1:00AM