STUDY ON AIR BAG SYSTEMS FOR NISSAN SMALL-SIZED CARS

This paper outlines the most important characteristics of the practical type air bag now being developed by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. It explains the results of various occupant protection tests conducted at 16 to 64 km/h (10 to 40 mph) speeds and the related problems we have encountered. It further discusses the effects of several type of occupant protection systems installed on small-sized cars and the relationships between those effects and limited crash speeds. An examination and analysis of air bag performance test results is also included. /SAE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Occupant Protection.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    485 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10017
  • Authors:
    • ABE, F
    • SATOH, S
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Pagination: 21 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080510
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 740577, SAE P-53Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM