Applied Bionics and Biomechanics / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

A Study of the Effect of the Front-End Styling of Sport Utility Vehicles on Pedestrian Head Injuries

Table 2

Front-end styling feature parameters of the SUV models and their descriptions.

ParameterDescription

Parameters based on the Euro NCAP protocolHLEHHood leading edge height
UBHUpper bumper height
LBHLower bumper height
BLBumper lead
WADHLEWrap-around distance at the hood leading edge
αAngle between the tangent of the hood at the WAD1125 point and the horizontal
βAngle between the tangent of the hood at the WAD1375 point and the horizontal
γAngle between the tangent of the hood at the WAD1650 point and the horizontal
δAngle between the tangent of the hood at the WAD2000 point and the horizontal

Parameters based on vehicle structureBCHBumper center height
GRGrille radius
HLERHood leading edge radius
HAHood angle
HRHood radius
HLHood length
WADHFEWrap around distance at the hood front edge
WADHREWrap around distance at the hood rear edge