Passive Safety of Vehicles
- Department of Vehicle Technology
Design principles from the safety point of view, legislation. Strategies of accidents reduction. Injury biomechanics, mechanisms and severity of injuries. Correlation between external loadings and injury severity according to AIS. Crash-test dummies, design, biofidelity, sensitivity. Injury mechanisms, anatomy, injury criteria and tolerances of head, thorax and spine. Influence of restraint systems, especially safety belts, airbags, child seats. Car body crash controlled deformation.
Basic knowledge of kinematics and dynamics on the level of bachelor study course.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Overview of passive safety measures in vehicles and biomechanics of impact.
- Study materials:
Kovanda J., Šatochin V.: Pasivní bezpečnost vozidel, Praha, ČVUT FD, 2000
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: