Numerical Simulation of Motorcycles Crash Test

  • L. Fabbri
  • G. Franceschini
  • F. Mastrandrea
Part of the CISM Courses and Lectures book series (CISM, volume 473)


Recently has been introduced the ISO 13232 standard in order to granter security in crash. Objective of this communication is to demonstrate how the multibody model can be used to make a first screening of the projects before verification on the field.


Impact Side Multibody Model Crash Test Lateral Impact National Highway Traffic Safety 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Fabbri
    • 1
  • G. Franceschini
    • 2
  • F. Mastrandrea
    • 2
  1. 1.Aprilia S.p.aNoale(VI)Italy
  2. 2.Department of industrial engineer(DII)University of PerugiaItaly

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