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About this course

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In this course we systematically teach fundamental knowledge and theory and the state-of-the-art technologies of vehicle crash safety and human body impact protection. This course includes following parts:

Safety characteristics of vehicle body structure, kinematics and dynamics of vehicle responses and occupant responses in vehicle crash

Human body injuries in vehicle collision accidents

Crash dummies and crash tests for crash safety assessment

Occupant restraint systems

Pedestrian impact protection

Lightweight vehicle and safety

Characterization and modeling of vehicle materials and structures under impact loading

Impact failure analysis and protection of battery of electric vehicles

Occupant safety protection in autonomous driving vehicles

What you'll learn

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Critical role of vehicle safety in vehicle product and design

Constraints of vehicle crash protection from the requirements of light-weighting and packaging

Mechanisms of human body injuries under impact loading as well as the protection principles

Evolution and limitations of vehicle safety technologies and how the new technologies can provide individualized and adaptive protection

Failure and thermal run away of lithium-ion batteries under crash loading

Meet your instructors

Qing Zhou
Professor in the School of Vehicle and Mobility, Tsinghua University
Tsinghua University

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