An airbag is a vehicle safety device. It is a type of occupant restraint system that
consists of a ..... In May 1998 Toyota began offering a side curtain airbag
deploying from the roof on the Progré...
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on crash severity related to the change in vehicle speed or deceleration over time
. ... thresholds for air bag deployment during a collision are not easily obtained; ...
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Since an unbelted occupant needs the protection of an air bag at lower speeds
than a belted occupant does, the air bag would deploy at a lower threshold for an
First Generation frontal airbags were designed to never deploy at speeds
generally below six-and-a-half mph, the so-called no-fire threshold, and always
Airbag Deployment Issues, Role of Vehicle Structure and Occupant Safety ... New
York Times (McGinty, J. and Maynard, M. "Speed Control a Small Factor in Car ....
the airbag did not deploy but the ΔV reached a specified threshold (Figure 2).
injury in low speed collisions than males, especially with respect to the upper
extremities. . Air bag deployment thresholds are too low for optimal protection of ...
deceleration threshold to trigger the airbag is recognized correctly. Furthermore
.... kinetic energy of the forward moving vehicle occcupant, and thus their speed
relative to the ... 2-2 shows the temporal course of a crash with airbag
Deployment thresholds take into account a variety of desired deployment and ...
hits a stationary object, the airbags could inflate at a different crash speed than if
belts, airbags, and other safety equipment in newer Honda and Acura vehicles. ...
most crash injuries is a rapid decrease in speed when an occupant .... and arms
out of the deployment path of the front airbag .... the upper or lower threshold,.