Development and Evaluation of a New Active Engine Hood Lifting System
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.
KeywordsHead Impact Head Injury Criterion Pedestrian Protection National Highway Traffic Safety Head Protection
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