Automotive Safety Handbook by Ulrich Seiffert & Lothar Wech

By Ulrich Seiffert & Lothar Wech

The 1st and simply booklet with broad insurance of either lively and passive safeguard platforms, this moment version of the automobile safeguard instruction manual describes uncomplicated relationships and new advancements on the topic of coincidence avoidance (including the man/machine interface) and mitigation of accidents. interpreting the cutting-edge in passenger automobile motor vehicle defense, the ebook positive aspects thorough discussions of the interrelationships one of the occupant, the motor vehicle, and the restraint procedure (in frontal, lateral, and rear affects and rollover).
Content:
• entrance subject
Prefaces
• desk of Contents
1. advent
2. Definitions
three. using Forces for elevated automobile protection
four. defense laws
five. coincidence information
6. twist of fate Avoidance
7. Biomechanics and Occupant Simulation
eight. automobile physique
nine. Dynamic automobile Simulation exams
10. Occupant defense
eleven. Interrelationships between Occupant, Restraint procedure, and car in injuries
12. Pedestrian security
thirteen. Compatibility
14. laptop help for the improvement of protection parts
Index
• in regards to the Authors

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If a system failure occurs, a fall-back situation is given through the fact that with the remaining hydraulic circuit, the two front wheels can be used to brake the vehicle. With the SBC (EHB) system, several additional functions are possible. 26 Optimized brake function by SBC. ) Accident Avoidance brake assistant increases the brake line pressure until the antilock braking controller reacts. Also, a pre-filling of the brake lines is possible in the case where the acceleration pedal is relieved with a jerking motion in anticipation of the need for braking.

In a braking situation at the wheel with the higher brake force, a moment arises that corrects the tendency to Automotive Safety Handbook Deceleration ...................... W~thbfb .................... \ ' ....................... i ........................... :..................................... ..................................... t . . . . . :.. ........ "........................................ 22 Brake assistant. 23 Cutaway view through the wheel-road contact area. ) steer in the direction of this wheel; thus, the vehicle track remains stable.

This is accomplished by the use of angular sensors. In the future, even more advanced systems are foreseeable. One example is additional infrared headlamps to identify pedestrians or other road obstacles in darkness. In addition to vertical adjustment, a computer-controlled horizontal headlamp adjustment based on either the steering wheel angle or, in the future, in combination with a positioning sensor such as GPS (global positioning satellite) is possible. The benefit of this solution lies in the fact that road curves are illuminated before the vehicle has reached the next curve of the road.

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