JP2007106366A - Impact absorbing structure of automobile - Google Patents

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JP2007106366A
JP2007106366A JP2005301938A JP2005301938A JP2007106366A JP 2007106366 A JP2007106366 A JP 2007106366A JP 2005301938 A JP2005301938 A JP 2005301938A JP 2005301938 A JP2005301938 A JP 2005301938A JP 2007106366 A JP2007106366 A JP 2007106366A
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Kenji Azuma
Koji Emoto
Mikito Kato
幹人 加藤
耕次 恵本
健治 東
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a shock absorbing structure for an automobile capable of stably ensuring pedestrian protection performance at the time of collision.
SOLUTION: A cowl grille 15 extending in the vehicle width direction is provided with a cowl grill upper part 20 extending from an upper side of a front edge part of a front window 19 to a lower side of a rear edge part of a bonnet 5, and a lower part from a front edge part of the cowl grille upper part 20. In a car divided into a cowl grill front part 21 extending to the side, a weak part 35 against a load from above is formed on the cowl grill front part 21.
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  The present invention relates to a shock absorbing structure for an automobile excellent in pedestrian protection performance.

  As a front body structure of an automobile for the purpose of improving pedestrian protection performance at the time of a collision, Patent Document 1 discloses a dash lower that partitions an engine room and a vehicle compartment, and extends from the upper end of the dash lower to the upper front and extends behind the bonnet. A cowl front that supports the end, a cowl panel that supports the front end of the front window member at a position forward of the dash lower, a rear end is supported by the cowl panel, a front end is supported by the upper end of the cowl front, and a seal portion at the rear end of the bonnet A front body structure of an automobile provided with a cowl grill to be abutted, and the cowl front has an upper end extending to a seal part of the bonnet, and a predetermined range from the upper end is constituted by a resin cowl front resin part There has been proposed a structure in which a lower portion of the cowl front resin portion is formed of a steel plate cowl front steel plate portion.

  In the invention described in Patent Document 1, the cowl front resin portion is made of a synthetic resin plate and the strength thereof is set to be weak. At the time of a collision, a pedestrian rides on the hood and the hood is deformed downward. When a downward load is applied to the part, the pedestrian protection performance at the time of a collision can be improved by promoting the deformation of the cowl front resin part.

  In Patent Document 2, the cowl grill is made of a synthetic resin plate, formed in a substantially U-shaped cross section that opens downward, and a bonnet reinforcement is formed at the front of the cowl grill with a seal member interposed therebetween. A vehicle body structure configured to support is also proposed. The invention described in Patent Document 2 is configured to enhance the pedestrian protection performance by promoting deformation of the cowl grill when an impact force from the bonnet acts on the cowl grill.

JP 2004-262290 A JP 2000-38160 A

  By the way, in the inventions described in Patent Documents 1 and 2, the energy absorbing action at the time of collision in the cowl front resin part or cowl grille is changed to the material and thickness of the synthetic resin plate constituting the same, the longitudinal sectional shape and the transverse sectional shape. There are problems such as being dependent on design freedom in terms of material selection, and if the thickness and cross-sectional shape change due to design changes, the desired energy absorption effect cannot be obtained.

  An object of the present invention is to provide a shock absorbing structure for an automobile capable of stably ensuring pedestrian protection performance at the time of a collision.

  A shock absorbing structure for a first automobile according to the present invention includes: a cowl grill extending in the vehicle width direction; a cowl grill upper portion extending from an upper side of a front edge of a front window to a lower side of a rear edge of a bonnet; In an automobile divided into a cowl grill front part extending downward from a front edge part, a weak part against a load from above is formed in the cowl grill front part.

  Here, in the shock absorbing structure of the first automobile, it is preferable to form a weak part extending in a different direction as the weak part, or to provide the weak part in the vicinity of the bent part.

  According to a second automobile shock absorbing structure of the present invention, the cowl grille extending in the vehicle width direction includes an upper cowl grille extending from the upper front edge of the front window to the lower rear edge of the bonnet, and the upper cowl grille. In an automobile divided into a cowl grill front part extending downward from the front edge part, the cowl grill upper part and the cowl grill front part are also connected with an engagement structure weak against load from above. .

  Here, in the shock absorbing structure of the first and second automobiles, a reinforcing rib is formed on the upper part of the cowl grille, an opening is provided on a side part of the cowl grille, and the opening is softer than the cowl grille. It is preferable that the cover member is closed, the cowl grill upper part is made of a material softer than the cowl grill front part, and the cowl grill front part is made of a material more brittle than the cowl grill upper part. .

  A third automobile shock absorbing structure according to the present invention includes a cowl grill extending in the vehicle width direction, an upper cowl grill extending from an upper front edge of the front window to a lower rear edge of the bonnet, and an upper cowl grill. In an automobile divided into a front part of a cowl grill extending downward from a front edge part, an opening is provided in a side part of the cowl grill, and the opening is closed with a cover member that is softer than the cowl grill.

  According to the first automobile shock absorbing structure of the present invention, the cowl grill is divided into the cowl grill upper part and the cowl grill front part, and the weak part against the load from above is formed in the cowl grill front part. Therefore, when the bonnet is deformed downward due to a collision or the like, the front part of the cowl grille is broken or deformed around the weak part by the load at that time, the deformation of the bonnet is promoted, and the impact from the bonnet is alleviated. Pedestrian protection performance is improved. In addition, the impact energy absorption action by the front part of the cowl grille can be adjusted depending on the setting position of the weak part and the strength and rigidity, so that the degree of freedom in designing the material constituting the front part of the cowl grille can be expanded. It is possible to flexibly cope with design changes. Further, a weak portion can be formed in a portion of the front portion of the cowl grill where the strength rigidity with respect to the load in the vertical direction is high, so that the strength rigidity with respect to the load in the vertical direction of the front portion of the cowl grill can be set with a good balance.

  Here, in the shock absorbing structure of the first automobile, when a weak portion extending in a different direction is formed as the weak portion, it is possible to adjust the collision energy absorption action by the front portion of the cowl grill to an optimum state. .

  Further, since the bent portion is easily bent and deformed, it is possible to promote breakage and deformation of the front portion of the cowl grill at the weak portion by providing the weak portion in the vicinity of the bent portion.

  According to the shock absorbing structure for a second automobile of the present invention, the cowl grill is divided into a cowl grill upper part and a cowl grill front part, and the cowl grill upper part and the cowl grill front part are subjected to a load from above. Because the connection is made with a weak engagement structure, if the bonnet is deformed downward due to a collision or the like, the engagement structure is broken or the connection by the engagement structure is released by the load at that time, and the deformation of the bonnet is promoted. The impact from the bonnet is alleviated and pedestrian protection performance is enhanced. In addition, since the engagement structure can be provided with a connection function between the cowl grill upper part and the cowl grill front part and a pedestrian protection function, the shock absorbing structure can be configured without increasing the number of parts.

  Here, in the shock absorbing structure of the first and second automobiles, when a reinforcing rib is formed on the upper part of the cowl grille, the strength rigidity of the upper part of the cowl grille is set higher than that of the front part of the cowl grille, so Force can be transmitted smoothly to the front of the cowl grille.

  If an opening is provided in the side portion of the cowl grille and the opening is closed with a cover member that is softer than the cowl grille, the rigidity of the side portion of the cowl grille is set to be low, and walking by deformation of the side portion of the cowl grille is performed. Person protection performance can be improved.

  When the upper part of the cowl grill is made of a material softer than the front part of the cowl grille and the front part of the cowl grille is made of a material more brittle than the upper part of the cowl grille, the performance along the fit between the upper part of the cowl grille and the lower end of the windshield can be improved. The deformation and buckling of the front part of the cowl grill due to the load from above can be promoted, and the pedestrian protection performance by the front part of the cowl grill can be improved.

  According to the shock absorbing structure for a third automobile of the present invention, the cowl grill is divided into an upper part of the cowl grill and a front part of the cowl grill, and an opening is provided in a side part of the cowl grill, and the opening is formed in the cowl grill. The cover member is closed by a softer cover member, so if the bonnet is deformed downward due to a collision or the like, the cover member is deformed by the load at that time, and the deformation of the cowl grille and bonnet is promoted, and the impact from the bonnet Is relaxed and pedestrian protection performance is enhanced. In addition, since both side portions of the cowl grill are always closed by the cover member, it is possible to prevent hot air, odor, and the like from entering from both ends of the cover member.

Hereinafter, embodiments of the present invention will be described with reference to the drawings.
As shown in FIGS. 1 to 5, the front vehicle body structure of an automobile will be described. A pair of left and right front side frames 1 extending in the front-rear direction are provided at the lower part of the vehicle body, and above the left and right front side frames 1. An apron reinforcement 2 extending in the front-rear direction is provided, and a pair of left and right apron panels 4 constituting the side wall of the engine room 3 are provided across the apron reinforcement 2 and the front side frame 1. A bonnet 5 for closing the upper opening of the engine room 3 is provided, and the bonnet 5 is supported in the vicinity of the rear end of the apron reinforcement 2 by a pair of left and right hinge members (not shown) that can be opened and closed. .

  A tire house 6 that bulges toward the engine room 3 is formed at the rear part of the apron panel 4, and a suspension tower 7 is provided at the upper part of the tire house 6, and a front suspension 8 is provided inside the tire house 6 and the suspension tower 7. Has been. The front suspension 8 is fixed to the upper wall portion 7a by inserting the bolt member 8a provided at the upper end portion thereof into the upper wall portion 7a of the suspension tower 7 and fastening the nut member 9 from the upper side. When the vehicle is replaced, the nut member 9 is loosened and replaced while the automobile is jacked up.

  A dash panel 17 dividing the engine room 3 and the vehicle compartment 16 is provided at the rear part of the engine room 3 in the vehicle width direction, and a front pillar 10 extending obliquely upward rearward is provided at the rear end part of the apron reinforcement 2. Provided between the lower ends of the left and right front pillars 10 is a cowl 13 having a closed cross section made up of an upper portion of a dash panel 17, a cowl upper panel 11, and a cowl lower panel 12 in the vehicle width direction. The edges are fixedly placed on the front end portion of the cowl 13, and the left and right side edges of the front window 19 are fixedly placed on the front pillar 10.

  A cowl front panel 14 extending forward is provided at the front end of the cowl lower panel 12, and a cowl grill 15 is provided above the cowl front panel 14.

  The cowl grill 15 includes a cowl grill upper part 20 that extends from the upper side of the front edge of the front window 19 to the lower side of the rear edge of the bonnet 5, and a cowl grill front part 21 that extends downward from the front edge of the cowl grill upper part 20. And provided over substantially the entire width in the vehicle width direction. An inverted V-shaped protruding portion 22 is formed in the vicinity of the front end of the cowl grill upper portion 20, and a grill portion 23 formed with a plurality of through holes is formed in the cowl grill upper portion 20 in front of the protruding portion 22. Has been. A bank portion 24 raised one step is formed at the front end portion of the cowl grill upper portion 20, and a reinforcing portion 25 extending downward is formed at the front end portion of the bank portion 24.

  The cowl grill front portion 21 is formed with a vertical front wall portion 26 having an upper end disposed slightly forward of the lower end and the upper end side inclined slightly forward. The upper half of the front wall portion 26 is the upper portion of the cowl grille. It is provided so as to overlap the front side of the 20 reinforcing portions 25. A superposed portion 27 is formed at the upper end portion of the front wall portion 26 so as to extend rearward and overlap with the bank portion 24. The lower end portion of the front wall portion 26 extends forward and overlaps with the upper end portion of the cowl front panel 14. A connecting portion 28 to be connected together is formed. The cowl grill upper portion 20 and the cowl grill front portion 21 are connected to each other by a fixing tool such as a screw (not shown) at the overlapping portion.

  If the cowl grill upper part 20 and the cowl grill front part 21 are divided and configured in this way, they can be made of different materials. For example, as a material constituting the cowl grill upper part 20, the performance along the mating with the lower end of the windshield. Therefore, a material softer than the cowl grill front portion 21, such as polypropylene, can be used, and a pedestrian protection performance is ensured as a material constituting the cowl grill front portion 21 as will be described later. Therefore, it can be made of a material that is more brittle than the cowl grill upper portion 20, for example, polyethylene terephthalate containing glass fiber. Further, as a material constituting the cowl grill front portion 21, a material excellent in heat resistance against heat generated from an exhaust manifold or a turbocharger of the engine located in front of the cowl grill 15 can be adopted.

  The rear edge portion of the bonnet 5 is disposed slightly behind the vehicle body from the top of the protruding portion 22 of the cowl grill upper portion 20, and is configured to suppress intrusion of rainwater or the like into the grill portion 23. A sealing member 29 is provided along the overlapping portion 27 on the overlapping portion 27 of the cowl grill front portion 21, and a bonnet reinforcement 30 attached to the back side of the bonnet 5 closes the bonnet 5 in a state where the sealing member 29 is closed. It is configured to be brought into pressure contact with the member 29 to prevent rainwater or the like from entering the engine room 3.

  Next, the sound insulation structure of an automobile will be described. As shown in FIGS. 1 to 5, a cowl grille sound absorbing material 31 extending in the vehicle width direction is provided on the front side of the cowl grille front part 21 over the entire height thereof. A substantially constant interval is formed between the sound absorbing material 31 for the grill and the front wall portion 26 of the cowl grill front portion 21, and the sound absorbing material 31 for the cowl grill is fixed to the cowl grill front portion 21 with screws at appropriate intervals. Yes. The cowl grille sound absorbing material 31 can be composed of felt, but can be composed of any material other than felt, such as glass wool, foamed urethane, nonwoven fabric, and foamed polypropylene, as long as it has sound absorbing properties. The noise absorption material 31 for the cowl grill absorbs noise from the engine and suppresses transmission of noise to the cowl grill 15 side. However, it is also possible to extend the cowl grill sound absorbing material 31 downward and to extend to the front side of the dash panel 17. With this configuration, the transmission of noise into the passenger compartment 16 can be more effectively suppressed. it can. Further, a cowl grille sound absorbing material extending in the vehicle width direction along the cowl grill front part 21 can also be provided on the rear side of the cowl grill front part 21.

  A cowl grill extending portion 32 extending upward from the upper wall portion 7a of the suspension tower 7 is provided integrally with the cowl grill front portion 21 at both ends of the cowl grill front portion 21 in the vehicle width direction. The cowl grill extending portion 32 is provided with a space in the vertical direction with respect to the upper wall portion 7a of the suspension tower 7, and the cowl grill extending portion 32 is fixed to the upper wall portion 7a of the suspension tower 7 with screws or the like at the outer periphery thereof. Has been. Providing such a cowl grille extending portion 32 can block noise entering the engine room 3 from the front suspension 8 through the upper wall portion 7a of the suspension tower 7. Further, since the cowl grille extension part 32 is integrally provided on the cowl grille front part 21, it is possible to suppress the transmission of noise into the passenger compartment 16 without increasing the number of members, and for repair or replacement. When removing the front suspension 8, it is not necessary to remove the entire cowl grille 15 and only the cowl grille front part 21 needs to be removed together with the cowl grille extension part 32, so that the workability when repairing or replacing the front suspension 8 is improved. Can be improved. However, the cowl grill extension 32 may be provided integrally with the cowl grill upper portion 20.

  A sound absorbing material 33 for a tire house is provided along the cowl grill extending portion 32 on the upper side of the cowl grill extending portion 32, and the noise from the suspension tower 7 is absorbed by the sound absorbing material 33 for the tire house. Intrusion of noise into the interior is suppressed, and the quietness in the passenger compartment 16 can be further improved. The sound absorbing material 33 for the tire house can be configured as a member different from the sound absorbing material 31 for the cowl grill, or can be provided integrally at both ends of the sound absorbing material 31 for the cowl grill. Further, as indicated by phantom lines in FIG. 5, it is possible to provide a tire house sound absorbing material 34 between the upper wall portion 7 a of the suspension tower 7 and the cowl grill extension portion 32, and the cowl grill extension portion 32 of the cowl grill extension portion 32. It is also possible to provide the cowl grille sound absorbing materials 33 and 34 on both the upper and lower sides. However, since the sound insulation effect can be obtained to some extent only by the cowl grille extending portion 32, the sound absorbing material 33 for the tire house is not necessarily an essential configuration and can be omitted.

Next, the shock absorbing structure of an automobile will be described.
This shock absorbing structure is intended to alleviate the impact force when a pedestrian gets on the bonnet 5, particularly the impact force on the pedestrian's head. When a load from above is applied to 21, the deformation and destruction of the cowl grill front portion 21 are promoted, and the impact force on the pedestrian is alleviated.

  As shown in FIG. 4, in order to promote deformation and destruction of the cowl grill front portion 21, the cowl grill upper portion 20 and the cowl grill front portion 21 are made of a synthetic resin material, and the front wall portion 26 of the cowl grill front portion 21 is formed. V-shaped notches 35 as weak portions are formed in the middle in the height direction at set intervals in the vehicle width direction or over the entire width in the vehicle width direction. The depth of the notch 35 can be arbitrarily set, but is preferably set to 50 to 80% of the plate thickness of the cowl grill front portion 21 in order to ensure the strength and rigidity of the cowl grill front portion 21 at a constant level. Specifically, the maximum depth of the cutout portion 35 is set to 1.5 mm, and the plate thickness of the cowl grill front portion 21 is set to 2.5 mm.

  By forming the notch 35 in this manner, as shown by the phantom line in FIG. 4, when the bonnet 5 is deformed downward and a load acts on the cowl grill front part 21 from above, the notch By bending and deforming the cowl grill front part 21 along the part 35, the deformation of the bonnet 5 is promoted, and the impact force on the pedestrian can be reduced.

  In addition, although the formation position of the notch part 35 can be set arbitrarily, for example, the bent part 36 between the front wall part 26 and the overlapping part 27, the bent part 37 between the front wall part 26 and the connecting part 28, or these bent parts Providing in the vicinity of the portions 36 and 37 is preferable because deformation of the cowl grill front portion 21 is further promoted. Moreover, although only one was formed in the middle part in the height direction, it is also possible to form a plurality in the height direction. Furthermore, not only the vehicle width direction but also the notch 35 can be formed in an arbitrary direction such as a vehicle body longitudinal direction or an oblique direction. The point is that any number can be provided at any position as long as it is configured to be easily bent and deformed by an impact load from above so that the impact force on the pedestrian can be reduced. Further, the longitudinal cross-sectional shape of the cowl grill front portion 21 can be formed in a crank shape, a U shape, a Z shape, or the like. However, if the cowl grille front portion 21 is formed in a Z shape as shown in FIG. This is preferable because it is more likely to be bent by an impact load from above.

  Further, in place of the V-shaped cutout portion 35, a cutout portion 35 having a rectangular groove shape in cross section can be provided. Further, a corrugated portion having one or a plurality of rectangular wave shapes or sine wave shapes whose top portion extends in the vehicle width direction and swings in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle body is formed in the cowl grill front portion 21, and the corrugated portion is formed into a weak portion. It can also be.

  Further, instead of the V-shaped notch 35 or in combination with the V-shaped notch 35, as an engagement structure for connecting the cowl grill front part 21 and the cowl grill upper part 20, the cowl grill front part 21. It is also possible to employ an engagement structure configured such that the engagement is released when a downward impact load is applied. Specifically, like the engagement structure shown in FIG. 6, an engagement hook 38 that protrudes rearward is formed on the front wall portion 26 of the cowl grill front portion 21, and the cowl grille is associated with the engagement hook 38. An engagement hole 39 is formed in the reinforcing portion 25 of the upper portion 20, and the engagement hook 38 is engaged with the lower edge of the engagement hole 39 to fix the cowl grill front portion 21 to the cowl grill upper portion 20. Can do. In this engagement structure, when an impact load is applied to the cowl grill front portion 21 from above, the base portion of the engagement hook 38 is broken, and the cowl grill front portion 21 can freely move downward. The impact load on the pedestrian can be reduced.

  Furthermore, the cowl grill front portion 21 is made of a material that is more brittle than the cowl grill upper portion 20, and the buckling and deformation of the cowl grill front portion 21 due to a load from above is promoted to absorb collision energy more efficiently. You can also Further, as shown by phantom lines in FIG. 3, a reinforcing rib 40 protruding downward is provided on the cowl grill upper portion 20 to set a large difference in strength between the cowl grill front portion 21 and the cowl grill upper portion 20. If the load is easily applied to the weak part, the collision energy can be absorbed with certainty by the weak part. The arrangement, number, length, thickness, height, direction, and the like of the reinforcing ribs 40 can be arbitrarily set.

  In addition, as a structure for reducing the impact load on the pedestrian, as shown in FIGS. 2 and 7, side openings 41 are formed at both ends of the cowl grill 15, and the side openings 41 are formed by the cowl grill 15. Alternatively, the cover member 42 made of a soft material such as a thermoplastic elastomer can be used for closing. When such a structure is provided, the strength and rigidity of the side portion of the cowl grill 15 with respect to a load from above can be set low, the deformation of the bonnet 5 can be promoted, and the impact force on the pedestrian can be reduced.

Perspective view of the main part near the tire house of an automobile Cowl grill perspective view III-III sectional view of FIG. Cross section near the front of the cowl grill V-V cross-sectional view of Fig. 1 FIG. 4 equivalent view showing the engagement structure of another configuration VII-VII sectional view of FIG.

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DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS 1 Front side frame 2 Apron reinforcement 3 Engine room 4 Apron panel 5 Bonnet 6 Tire house 7 Suspension tower 7a Upper wall part 8 Front suspension 8a Bolt member 9 Nut member 10 Front pillar 11 Cowl upper panel 12 Cowl lower panel 13 Cowl 14 Cowl front Panel 15 Cowl grill 16 Car compartment 17 Dash panel 19 Front window 20 Cowl grill upper part 21 Cowl grill front part 22 Projection part 23 Grill part 24 Bank part 25 Reinforcement part 26 Front wall part 27 Superposition part 28 Connection part 29 Seal member 30 Bonnet rain Force 31 Sound absorbing material for cowl grill 32 Cowl grill extending portion 33 Sound absorbing material for tire house 34 Sound absorbing material for tire house 35 Notch portion 36 Bending portion 37 Bending portion 38 Engagement Hook 39 Engagement hole 40 Reinforcing rib 41 Side opening 42 Cover member

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  1. The cowl grille extending in the vehicle width direction is divided into an upper cowl grille extending from the upper front edge of the front window to the lower rear edge of the bonnet, and a front cowl grille extending downward from the front edge of the upper cowl grille. In a divided car,
    A weak part against the load from above is formed on the front part of the cowl grille,
    A shock-absorbing structure for automobiles.
  2.   The automobile shock absorbing structure according to claim 1, wherein a weak portion extending in a different direction is formed as the weak portion.
  3.   The shock absorbing structure for an automobile according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the weak portion is provided in the vicinity of the bent portion.
  4. The cowl grille extending in the vehicle width direction includes a cowl grill upper part extending from an upper front edge part of the front window to a lower part of a rear edge part of the bonnet, and a cowl grill front part extending downward from the front edge part of the cowl grill upper part. In the car divided into
    The cowl grill upper part and the cowl grill front part are connected with an engagement structure weak against a load from above,
    A shock-absorbing structure for automobiles.
  5.   The shock absorbing structure for an automobile according to any one of claims 1 to 4, wherein a reinforcing rib is formed on the cowl grill.
  6.   The shock absorbing structure for an automobile according to any one of claims 1 to 5, wherein an opening is provided in a side portion of the cowl grill, and the opening is closed with a softer cover member than the cowl grill.
  7.   The shock absorbing structure for an automobile according to any one of claims 1 to 6, wherein the cowl grill upper part is made of a material softer than the cowl grill front part, and the cowl grill front part is made of a material more brittle than the cowl grill upper part. .
  8. The cowl grille extending in the vehicle width direction is divided into an upper cowl grille extending from the upper front edge of the front window to the lower rear edge of the bonnet, and a front cowl grille extending downward from the front edge of the upper cowl grille. In a divided car,
    An opening is provided in a side portion of the cowl grill, and the opening is closed with a cover member that is softer than the cowl grill.
    A shock-absorbing structure for automobiles.
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