Table 2

Results from the pendulum tests, all recorded at a height of 1 m

ParameterTest conditionResults for all boards (max values)
Displacement (mm)V110.720.845.527.241.839.3
Energy absorption (Δ% to B02)V25.81.65.6−2.33.4
Stiffness (Δ% to B02)V225.555.961.540.750.8
Effective mass (kg)V2151.0111.060.560.460.671.4
  • Tests at V1=3.37 m/s allow comparison with similar pendulum experiments performed previously.18 Tests at V2=4.76 m/s allow comparison with tests performed with the crash test dummy. Energy absorption and stiffness are reported relative to the reference board (B02).