TITLE

Test dummies help refine airbag safety

PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Environmental Engineering;Jun2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the launch of anthropomorphic test dummies by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and First Technology Safety Systems in June 2000. Significance of the test dummies to the improvement of airbag safety; Information on the essential quality of an airbag system.
ACCESSION #
7678103

 

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