Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 15 (2009)


May 11 – 14, 2009, Svratka, Czech Republic
Editors: Jiří Náprstek and Cyril Fischer

Copyright © 2009 Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Prague

ISBN 978-80-86246-35-2 (printed, Extended Abstracts)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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Numerical modeling of protective sport helmets
J. Kunecký, J. Jíra
pages 785 - 788, full text

The paper describes development of advanced methods used in research of protective devices. Explicit FE analysis is used for modeling of drop tests. Drop tests are one of common testing procedures used in the standards and are intended for testing of device's protective properties. If we were able to assess the acceleration history from numerical analysis with given geometry and material properties, we can also perform optimization procedure and design “optimal” protective helmet.

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