Analysis and Simulation on Automobile Airbag Compression Test


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During the compression test of automobile safety airbag, traditional methods cannot analyze the process with detail, because it takes human, vehicle and airbag as a macrocosm, so it cannot give out the instantaneous diversification. The method of finite element analysis was used to show the detailed process with infinitesimal analysis, with which, precise model is build. The curve of air pressure varies with time, the Volume of airbag varies with time and the Acceleration curve varies with time was analyzed. The outcome showed that this method can analyze the process action of airbag perfectly, and maybe it can guild the improvement of the airbag design.



Edited by:

X.D. Yu




Y. Gao and X. H. Zeng, "Analysis and Simulation on Automobile Airbag Compression Test", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 380-384, pp. 140-143, 2013

Online since:

August 2013




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