Investigation for Impact Stability of the Motorcycle Helmet by Using Finite Element Method

유한요소법을 이용한 오토바이 헬멧의 충돌 안정성 검토

Yu, B.M.;Song, J.S.;Kim, D.;Lee, S.K.;Kim, Y.H.

  • Published : 2007.08.01


A motorcycle helmet is very essential to protect the head of driver and it is directly connected to driver's life. Prior to producing the helmet, it has to be passed the process of impact test to evaluate its safety. This test evaluates peak acceleration and head injury criteria (H.I.C.). This paper simulates the impact test with finite element method to find the behavior of helmet during the test. Also, the effect of impact sites on the helmet was evaluated to improve the thickness distribution of the helmet.


Head Injury Criteria(H.I.C.);Finite Element Method(F.E.M.);Impact Analysis


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