The MPDB tool offers a complete automated post processing solution of the MPDB Frontal Compatibility Assessment load case, for Radioss and LS-DYNA output files.

Figure 1. Figure from Carhs Safety Companion 2019
Upon launching the HyperView application in Hyperworks, the Safety pull down menu option is displayed.
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The MPDB Tool is listed in the drop-down menu under the IIHS Front (40%) ODB icon .
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Select MPDB to display the MPDB Projection Tool dialog.

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The automated tasks covered by the MPDB tool, are:
  • The definition of the rating area of the PDB front face
  • The calculation of the standard deviation of the post-test barrier deformation
  • The calculation of a bottoming out scenario
  • The calculation of the Occupant Load Criterion (OLC)
  • The calculation of the Compatibility Modifier
  • Automatic Results report generation