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    • Advanced dynamic impact extension module 

      Ivey, Don L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1989-04-18)
      An advanced dynamic impact extension module, used to protect occupants of vehicles from the adverse effects of instantaneous deacceleration of a vehicle when the vehicle impacts an end of a concrete barrier wall is disclosed. ...
    • Advanced dynamic impact extension module 

      Ivey, Don L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1990-03-20)
      An advanced dynamic impact extension module, used to protect occupants of vehicles from the adverse effects of extremely rapid deacceleration of a vehicle when the vehicle impacts an end of a concrete barrier wall is ...
    • Barrel crash cushions 

      Hirsch, Teddy J.; Ivey, Don L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2000-10-03)
      Apparatus and methods are described relating to barrel crash cushions which readily collapse when impacted from a substantially end-on direction, and are more capable than conventional designs of substantially redirecting ...
    • Energy absorbant module 

      Zimmer, Richard A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2000-07-04)
      A novel energy absorbing module is described which is relatively inexpensive, easy to make and provides for a relatively consistent crush resistance along its length when impacted axially. The module is made up of a generally ...
    • Energy absorbing device having notches and pre-bent sections 

      Abu-odeh, Akram Y.; Bligh, Roger P.; Alberson, Dean C.; Ness, Jacob R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2008-06-24)
      According to one embodiment of the invention, an energy-absorbing device includes a section of material having a plurality of crush zones along a longitudinal length thereof, a first crush zone of the plurality of crush ...
    • Gandy dancer: end piece for crash cushion or rail end treatment 

      Mak, King K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1994-09-20)
      A method of cushioning highway vehicle impacts and an improved end piece for a highway crash cushion or rail end treatment for concrete barriers or for guard rail terminals. The end piece has means to trap the bumper or ...
    • Hybrid energy absorbing reusable terminal 

      Alberson, Dean C.; Bullard Jr., Lance D.; Karpathy, Christopher J.; Carney III, John F. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-09-26)
      An energy absorbing terminal is described that is made up of a plurality of cells partially defined by cambered panels made of thermoplastic or another suitable material. The panels are supported upon rectangular frames. ...
    • Hybrid energy absorbing reusable terminal 

      Alberson, Dean C.; Bullard Jr., Lance D.; Karpathy, Christopher J.; Carney III, John F. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2007-07-24)
      An energy absorbing terminal is described that is made up of a plurality of cells partially defined by cambered panels made of thermoplastic or another suitable material. The panels are supported upon rectangular frames. ...
    • Hybrid energy absorbing reusable terminal 

      Alberson, Dean C.; Bullard Jr., Lance D.; Karpathy, Christopher J.; Carney III, John F. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2009-10-06)
      An energy absorbing terminal is described that is made up of a plurality of cells partially defined by cambered panels made of thermoplastic or another suitable material. The panels are supported upon rectangular frames. ...
    • Module for use in a crash barrier and crash barrier 

      Alberson, Dean C.; Bullard Jr., Lance D.; Buth, Eugene C.; Brackin, Michael S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-08-02)
      A module suitable for use in a crash barrier has a diaphragm with opposite first and second sides. First and second cellular foam blocks are coupled to the first and second sides of the diaphragm respectively. A wrap layer ...
    • Pipe rack crash cushion 

      Ivey, Don L.; Zimmer, Richard A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2001-01-30)
      A collapsible crash barrier for use as and end treatment for a commonly known "Jersey Barrier" provides a frame assembly having a tubular construction and circular guides to control axial collapse of the barrier. A saddle ...