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Shock and Vibration
Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 61-73

Optimal Occupant Kinematics and Crash Pulse for Automobile Frontal Impact

Zhiqing Cheng,1 Joseph A. Pellettiere,2 Jeff R. Crandall,3 and Walter D. Pilkey3

1Infoscitex, 4027 Colonel Glenn Highway, Suite 210, Dayton, OH 45431, USA
2Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, OH 45433, USA
3Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA

Received 21 September 2007; Revised 28 December 2007

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