Boning up on safety

Knight, Helen
May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7675, p8
Reports that Nissan's European technical center and the Cranfield Impact Center is developing a scanning system which estimates the occupant's bone strength and tune the seatbelt and airbags accordingly to improve safety during crashes. Reduction of injuries caused by the restraints; Use of an ultrasound finger scanner and processor; Assessment of injury tolerance limits.


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