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Occupant Protection Technologies for Frontal Impact: Current Needs and Expectations for the 21st Century

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1144
  • ISBN 1-56091-774-1
Published February 01, 1996 by SAE International in United States
Occupant Protection Technologies for Frontal Impact: Current Needs and Expectations for the 21st Century
Sector:
Language:
  • English
Pages:
  • 116 pages
This book discusses how well current systems serve the intended purpose, and how well new technologies can help overcome certain problems and/or improve existing occupant protection systems. Contents include: air bag aspiration simulation; electronic system design for future passenger restraint systems; occupant performance with constant force restraint systems; restraint force optimization for a smart restraint system; improving occupant protection systems in frontal crashes; a discussion of the air bag system and review of induced injuries; injuries sustained by air bag protected drivers; technological trends in occupant protection systems - recent research challenges from the German point of view; and temperature compensated stored gas inflator.