Development and Evaluation of a New Active Engine Hood Lifting System

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 126)

Abstract

Based on the latest design concepts for pedestrian protection, a new active engine hood lifting device which takes advantage of the gas generators is shown in this paper. It can provide a lift of 110mm for the engine hood within 200ms. The active engine hood lifting system is simulated in the method of finite element analysis. Furthermore, the effect of head protection is proved in the simulation of headform test according to Drective2003/102/EC.

Keywords

Head Impact Head Injury Criterion Pedestrian Protection National Highway Traffic Safety Head Protection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Automotive StudiesTongji UniversityShanghaiP.R. China

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