What We Do

     For 25 years Friedman Research has been enhancing safety under impact, crash, and blast conditions providing input, results, and support to government and industry clients including those in the aerospace, heavy trucks, and automotive industries.

     Our research has supported major transportation manufacturers and suppliers in aerospace, heavy truck and automotive industries as well as organizations like the U.S. Department of Transportation’s FRA, NHTSA and PHMSA, Transport Canada, and Southwest Research Institute as well as the US Army, Navy, and Air Force.

     Our team has published and presented papers nationally and internationally on six continents and has served as peer reviewers for six scientific journals as well as numerous national and international conferences.

     Friedman Research provides technical excellence in finite element modeling to the aerospace, transportation, and military industries as well as a broad range of defense technology consortiums. 

     Our team members have played significant roles in SAE’s ground and aerospace committees creating recommended practices related to safety issues across a broad range of areas.


     Our multidisciplinary team includes recognized expert scientists and engineers in:​

  • Aircraft Seating Systems

  • Occupant Protection

  • Restraint System Design

  • Biomechanics

  • Injury Mechanisms

  • Blast and Impact Protection

  • Certification by Analysis

  • Finite Element Modeling

  • Reverse Engineering

  • Human Factors

  • Manufacturing Process Support; Forging/Forming, Fatigue & Buckling Analysis

Friedman Research Corporation

1508-B Ferguson Lane

Austin, TX    78754

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Email:  info@friedmanresearch.com

Friedman Research Corporation

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Santa Barbara, CA   93117

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Email:  info@friedmanresearch.com

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