FRONT PASSENGER ASPIRATOR AIR BAG SYSTEM FOR SMALL CARS. PHASE II EVALUATION

Development and evaluation of an aspirator air bag has been completed at Calspan Corporation. The aspirator air bag was developed through computer simulations and sled tests, Phase I, and was evaluated through additional sled tests and in a 41.6 mph crash of a standard Volvo into a flat barrier. This report reviews the Phase I development of the aspirator system and presents results of the Phase II sled tests and the car crash.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also reported dated September 76, PB-259008.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Calspan Corporation

    4455 Genesee Street
    Buffalo, NY  USA  14225

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • ROMEO, D J
  • Publication Date: 1978-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 160 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00190511
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CALSPAN-ZP-5777-V-2, DOT-HS-803-612
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-5-01254
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 14 1979 12:00AM