The mod­el is based on a Na­tion­al High­way Traf­fic Safe­ty Ad­min­is­tra­tion pub­lic do­main mod­el of the US­SID.

Ma­jor en­hance­ments in­clude:

  • Im­proved dis­cretiza­tion of jack­et, arm, and pelvic foam
  • Im­proved ma­te­r­i­al da­ta for foams
  • A sin­gle glob­al con­tact

De­tails about the mod­el can be found in the doc­u­men­ta­tion that is in­clud­ed in the down­load­able pack­age.

To sub­mit ques­tions, sug­ges­tions, or feed­back about LSTC’s mod­els, please send an e-mail to: Al­so, please con­tact us if you would like to help im­prove these mod­els by shar­ing test da­ta.