Logo ČVUT
CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Passive Safety

The course is not on the list Without time-table
Code Completion Credits Range
16PSF-E KZ 4 2+0
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Vehicle Technology
Synopsis:

Overview of passive safety measures in vehicles and biomechanics of impact.

Requirements:

Basic knowledge of kinematics and dynamics on the level of bachelor study course.

Syllabus of lectures:

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, and child seats.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

Kovanda J., Šatochin V.: Pasivní bezpečnost vozidel, Praha, ČVUT FD, 2000

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-12-14
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24241805.html