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Determination of Human Injury Mechanism, Mechanical Response and Tolerance for…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
81641
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A072-216-1410
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AASA, INC.
47715 Bowline Terrace Ste 100 Sterling, VA 20165 0165
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Determination of Human Injury Mechanism, Mechanical Response and Tolerance for Improved Virtual and Physical Biomechanical Test Devices for Vehicle Cr
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: W56HZV-08-C-0092
Award Amount: $69,872.00
 

Abstract:

Vehicle rollovers continue to be one of the most hazardous and costliest types of crashes among both military and civilian vehicles in the U.S. While rollover crashes only constitute 2.2% of civilian crashes, they make up 33% of the total cost of civilian crashes. An analysis of military mishap data showed that rollovers occur less frequently than frontal and rear impacts, but have the highest rate of injury and fatality. However, there are currently no military safety standards, and only the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration static roof crush, and interior padding requirements standards to regulate rollovers. The goal of this proposed SBIR effort is the development of a suite of new, proven, rollover-specific safety tests. These tests will have the greatest potential for understanding the kinematics, and reducing the hazards, of the rollover crash situations. The research will be conducted by gathering and analyzing existing literature, tests, and tools, and will ultimately lead to improved safety in vehicle during rollovers.

Principal Investigator:

Rolf Epinger
Chief Scientist
7034446170
reppinger@aasainc.com

Business Contact:

Rabih Tannous
President
7034446170
rtannous@aasainc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

AASA, INC.
47715 Bowline Terrace Ste 100 Sterling, VA 20165

EIN/Tax ID: 542042709
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No