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Frontal Impact Protection: Seat Belts and Air Bags

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0947
  • ISBN 1-56091-332-0
Published March 01, 1993 by SAE International in United States
Frontal Impact Protection: Seat Belts and Air Bags
  • English
  • 148 pages
Today, advancements in safety technology are occurring at such a rapid rate that vehicle engineers face a challenge to keep up-to-date. This publication provides the latest details on new and developing technologies related to frontal impact protection. Partial contents include: frontal offset and angled impact passive protection; thoracic and lumbar spine injuries and the lap-shoulder belt; a laboratory technique for assessing the skin abrasion potential of airbags; tradeoffs encountered in evaluating crash sensing systems; and the development of new polyester fabrics for attaining advanced uncoated airbags.