A new test set-up for skull fracture characterisation.

@article{Verschueren2007ANT,
  title={A new test set-up for skull fracture characterisation.},
  author={Peter Verschueren and Hans Delye and Bart Depreitere and Carl van Lierde and Bart Haex and Dries Berckmans and Ignaas Verpoest and J Goffin and Jos Vander Sloten and Georges van der Perre},
  journal={Journal of biomechanics},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 15},
  pages={
          3389-96
        }
}
Skull fracture is a frequently observed type of severe head injury. Historically, a variety of impact test set-ups and techniques have been used for investigating skull fracture. The most frequently used are the free-fall technique, the guided fall or drop tower set-up and the piston-driven impactor set-up. This document proposes a new type of set-up for cadaver head impact testing which combines the strengths of the most frequently used techniques and devices. The set-up consists of two… CONTINUE READING

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