Why model a human being?

Multimedia April 2015 VideoModelling and computer simulationHuman behaviourRoad safety

Presented by Philippe Vezin, Head of IFSTTAR's laboratory of Impact Mechanics and Biomechanics (LBMC) - TS2 Departement


A biomechanical model is a representation of the human body and its mechanical operation. Using a model allows us to reproduce a situation which involves an individual and his or her environment.

In addition to the thematic file Model of human beings : their impacts on tomorrow's mobility, watch this video which explains the potential advantages of using a human model in the fields of transport, health and safety. (video in French)

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