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Proc. ASME. IMECE98, Advances in Bioengineering, 9-10, November 15–20, 1998
Paper No: IMECE1998-0005
... fabricate the bus body on the truck chassis according to the specifications of the user with little consideration for safety of passengers. This work is an attempt to study the effect of roll-overs on the structure of a typical Indian bus using the Finite Element Method (FEM). Multibody-FEM systems software...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, V013T14A032, November 1–5, 2021
Paper No: IMECE2021-69562
...Proceedings of the ASME 2021 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE2021 November 1-5, 2021, Virtual, Online IMECE2021-69562 THE ROLE OF PROTECTIVE SYSTEM RELIABILITY ANALYSIS IN THE STUDY OF SYSTEM SAFETY Martin Wortman, Ernie Kee, and Pranav Kannan The Organization...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, V013T14A039, November 1–5, 2021
Paper No: IMECE2021-73087
... type of mobile robots. Therefore, these mobile robots are employed in dynamic, heterogeneous and partly structured environments. However, as depicted in ANSI/RIA R15.08-12020, new safety requirements focusing the fitness of the mobile robots to its operational scenarios arise. In contrast to fenced...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 14: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V014T14A015, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24613
... Technology, Safety, Mathematical Model, Biomechanics, Rear Impact 1. INTRODUCTION Intrusion can increase injury risks in vehicle crashes, in particular when occupants are seated in proximity to the impact area (Strother et al. 1984 [1], Evans, Frick 1988 [2], Evans 1991 [3], Stefanopoulos et al. 2003 [4...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 14: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V014T14A029, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24673
...BRAKING SAFETY DESIGN AND ANALYSIS FOR RAILWAY VEHICLES Ziwen Fang1*, Yanping Zhang1, Caihui Zheng2, Xintian Wang2, Ming Cheng1, Haifeng Zhang1, Haifeng Hong2 1CRRC MA Corporation, Quincy, MA 2CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd, Changchun, China ABSTRACT Brake is a safety critical system...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 14: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V014T14A031, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-23051
... Transit Summary and Trends report stated that trips using rail transit modes increased from 2012 to 2016. These facts show the importance of rail transportation in the United States and highlight the critical importance of railroad traffic safety. Based on the FRA 2016 statistics, track-related defects...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 14: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V014T14A023, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24190
... integration, envi­ ronmental monitoring, design, safety, sensors and actuators, systems, applications, 3­D printing Nomenclature CO2 Carbon Dioxide COTS Commercial Off The Shelf H2 Hydrogen IPA Isopropyl Alcohol V Volts VOC Volatile Organic Compound WASP Wireless Automated Sensor Package 1 Introduction...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 14: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V014T14A033, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24019
..., (iv) development of the preferred solution consisting of a hardware prototype and associated procedures , and (v) evaluation and revision of the solution based on user feedback. The background investigation was performed as follows. To determine the causes, the company s safety procedures and incident...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 6: Design, Systems, and Complexity, V006T06A026, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-24457
..., Human Factors Engineering (HFE), Ergonomics, Safety Address all correspondence to this author. 1. INTRODUCTION Humans are in continuous interaction with workplaces, vehicles, machines, and other products which are subject to fail intermittently or deteriorate over time. Often, operators are confronted...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 2B: Advanced Manufacturing, V02BT02A009, November 16–19, 2020
Paper No: IMECE2020-23362
...Abstract Abstract One of the primary verification criteria of the autonomous vehicle is safe interaction with other road users. Based on studies, real-road testing is not practical for safety validation due to its time and cost consuming. Therefore, simulating miles driven is the only feasible...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V013T13A010, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-11451
... The ASME A17.1 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators establishes safe practices in the design, construction, installation, operation, testing, inspection, and maintenance of elevators. This Code continues to be updated with new regulations to improve safety for elevator riders. The estimated number...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 13: Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis, V013T13A020, November 11–14, 2019
Paper No: IMECE2019-11857
...AN ANALYSIS OF THE TRENDS IN US OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE Jeremy M. Gernand The Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA, USA ABSTRACT The production of oil and gas in the offshore waters of the United States continues to be a major part of US energy...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 12: Systems and Design, V012T13A018, November 15–21, 2013
Paper No: IMECE2013-63045
... Electric vehicles (EV’s) are alternative fuel technology in auto industry with wide acceptance across globe. This paper elaborates virtual methods used to as tool for safety and ergonomic evaluations of in wheel design using Switch Reluctance Motor (SRM). In our recent research, a unique design...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2011, Volume 9: Transportation Systems; Safety Engineering, Risk Analysis and Reliability Methods; Applied Stochastic Optimization, Uncertainty and Probability, 381-385, November 11–17, 2011
Paper No: IMECE2011-62786
... and assesses the effectiveness of various safety devices intended to protect operators from this danger. The investigation includes a historical review of wood chipper safety devices and ultimately reveals the importance and effectiveness of feed-stop devices that can be passively activated by an operator who...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2005, Engineering/Technology Management, 185-191, November 5–11, 2005
Paper No: IMECE2005-82112
... to adapt current air pollution testing methods for stoves. In contrast there are no safety standards or hazard evaluations available for biomass cookstoves. Because of this the safety of the cookstove is seldom explicitly considered as a part of the design process. This paper addresses the basic safety...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2005, Advanced Energy Systems, 289-297, November 5–11, 2005
Paper No: IMECE2005-80114
... Storage,” 14 th World Hydrogen Energy Conf., Montreal, Canada. Kanianthra, J. N., 2004, Memorandum: “Docket Submission of ‘NHTSA’s Four-Year Plan for Hydrogen, Fuel Cell and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety Research’,” DOT/NHTSA. Pehr K. , 1996 , “ Aspects of safety and acceptance of LH2 tank...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2006, Design Engineering and Computers and Information in Engineering, Parts A and B, 987-1000, November 5–10, 2006
Paper No: IMECE2006-14416
... in the power tool. power tool impact vibration biomechanical injury safety ergonomics engineering polymers United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2004. Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies. U.S. Bureau of Labor...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2006, Design Engineering and Computers and Information in Engineering, Parts A and B, 89-98, November 5–10, 2006
Paper No: IMECE2006-13330
... guard specification was developed. Underride crash test heavy vehicle FMVSS 223 standard safety NHTSA, 1998, “Rear Impact Protection Guards, FMVSS No. 223,” National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, HNTSA, Washington D.C. Atahan A. O. , 2003 , “ Rear Crashes: Design...
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