Search for dissertations about: "crash"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 167 swedish dissertations containing the word crash.

  1. 1. Occupant casualties in bus and coach traffic : injury and crash mechanisms

    Author : Pontus Albertsson; Ulf Björnstig; Torbjörn Falkmer; Claes Tingvall; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Surgery; bus; coach; aerodynamics; crash; non-crash; cross-wind; injuries; weight distribution; road friction; restraints; haddons matrix; prevention; severe crash; mass casualty; major incident; alighting; boarding; incidents; Kirurgi; Surgery; Kirurgi; Surgery; kirurgi;

    Abstract : Background: The relevance of conducting this thesis is evident by the fact that bus and coach casualties have been “stubbornly stable” in Europe recent years and a need for investigating if a similar trend could be found in Sweden is therefore obvious. It was also important to add new knowledge to the bus and coach research in Sweden, since many areas were scarcely addressed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Surviving a major bus crash : experiences from the crash and five years after

    Author : Isabelle Doohan; Britt-Inger Saveman; Ulf Björnstig; Per-Olof Michel; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : bus crash; major road traffic crash; survivors; injuries; consequences; experiences; recovery; social support; emergency care; compassionate care; long-term recovery;

    Abstract : Background Major road traffic crashes (RTCs) can have a significant impact on the survivors, their family, and their friends, as well as on emergency personnel, volunteers, and others involved. However, survivors’ perspectives are rare or missing in research on major RTCs in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding and prioritizing crash contributing factors

    Author : Emma Tivesten; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; car safety development; incidents; accident; insurance; mail survey; narrative; driving exposure; nonresponse; Naturalistic driving; crash;

    Abstract : Real world data on driver behavior in normal driving and critical situations are essential for car safety development. Data collection and analysis methods that provide insight into the prevalence of crash contributing factors (e.g. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pre-Crash and In-Crash Car Occupant Safety Assessment

    Author : Alexandros Leledakis; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Crash Configurations; Advanced Driver Assistance Systems ADAS ; Human Body Model; Crashworthiness; Intersection crashes; Occupant postures; Real-world safety;

    Abstract : Tens of millions are annually injured in Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs) worldwide, while the estimated number of RTA fatalities amounted to 1.35 million in 2016. In Europe, car occupants hold the largest share (48%) of fatalities among all road users. The high fatality and injury numbers motivate the work of enhancing road traffic safety. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crash compatibility between road safety barriers and cars

    Author : Weija Wu; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : crash compability; roadside safety; soil-post interaction; steel model; guardrail; soil model; crash analysis;

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