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Design of an Extended Bumper for Mine Haulage Trucks.
Dahle-JL; Owens-LL; Adkins-GE
NTIS: PB/83-221515 :88 pages
This report presents extended bumber designs for 170-ton rear-dump haulage trucks used in the mining industry. The extended bumper designs are to provide operator protection in the event of rear-end collisions between two trucks. The bumper designs are a result of studying critical truck characteristics important in rear-end collisions and haulage truck accident data, as well as the dynamics of a collision. In addition, existing extended bumper designs were analyzed and evaluated.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
Woodward Associates, Inc.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division