- The ability of an aircraft structure and components to withstand damage caused in a crash without severely injuring occupants or preventing their escape from a wreckage.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
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Crashworthiness — is the ability of a structure to protect its occupants during an impact. This is commonly tested when investigating the safety of aircraft and vehicles. Depending on the nature of the impact and the vehicle involved, different criteria are used… … Wikipedia
crashworthiness — noun see crashworthy … New Collegiate Dictionary
crashworthiness — crashworthy, adj. /krash werr dhee nis/, n. the ability of a car or other vehicle to withstand a collision or crash with minimal bodily injury to its occupants. [1945 50; CRASH1 + WORTHY + NESS] * * * … Universalium
crashworthiness — noun The state or quality of being crashworthy … Wiktionary
crashworthiness — n. resistant to the effects of a car collision, extent to which a car or other vehicle will protect its occupants from the outcomes of an accident or collision … English contemporary dictionary
crashworthiness — noun the degree to which a vehicle will protect its occupants from the effects of an accident. Derivatives crashworthy adjective … English new terms dictionary
crashworthiness — crash•wor•thi•ness [[t]ˈkræʃˌwɜr ði nɪs[/t]] n. cvb aum the ability of a car or other vehicle to withstand a crash with minimal bodily injury to its occupants • Etymology: 1945–50 crash′wor thy, adj … From formal English to slang
crashworthiness — Doctrine which imposes liability upon a manufacturer in a vehicular collision case for design defects which do not cause the initial accident but which cause additional or more severe injuries when the driver or passenger subsequently impacts… … Black's law dictionary
crashworthiness — noun see crashworthy … Useful english dictionary
PAM-CRASH — is a software package from ESI Group used for crash simulation and the design of occupant safety systems, primarily in the automotive industry. PAM CRASH enables automotive engineers to simulate the performance of a proposed vehicle design and… … Wikipedia