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Photographing Vehicle Impact Tests At The General Motors Proving Ground
Author(s): David T. Siems; Glen R. Bridges
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Paper Abstract

The Safety. Research. and Development Laboratory. of General Motors is responsible for all full scale vehicle collision tests, and impact sled programs, that are required by the Staffs and Divisions of the Corporation. The Laboratory is located at the GM Proving Ground in Milford, Michi gan. (Figure 1). In addition to full scale and sled tests, many component, static crush, and low speed impacts are conducted. All of these are required for engineering development and evHluation of occupant safety systems, or certification of compliance with the Federal Motor Vehicle. Safety. Standards.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 1973
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0034, Solving Problems in Automotive Safety Engineering and Biomechanics with Optical Instrumentation, (20 May 1973); doi: 10.1117/12.953638
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David T. Siems, General Motors Proving Ground (United States)
Glen R. Bridges


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0034:
Solving Problems in Automotive Safety Engineering and Biomechanics with Optical Instrumentation
Paul Brown; Lawrence M. Patrick, Editor(s)

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