Crashworthiness Evaluation of Advanced Frontal ATDs (VRTC)

This project involves crashworthiness evaluation to support Rulemaking initiatives for the THOR 50th male anthropometric test devices (ATD), including support for frontal crash testing. This project will continue to support the development of the THOR 5th female and LODC 10-year-old ATDs, including refining seating procedures, assessing durability, and assessing performance in rear seat crash environments.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157464


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $400000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Vehicle Research and Test Center
    East Liberty, OH  United States  43319
  • Project Managers:

    Louden, Allison

  • Start Date: 20210301
  • Expected Completion Date: 20230331
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Vehicle Safety Research
  • Subprogram: CW_Structures

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01862418
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 25 2022 10:24AM