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Automotive Vehicle Safety

Automotive Vehicle Safety

George A. Peters, Barbara J. Peters

Hardcover, 232 pages, Published 2003
Dimensions: 7 x 10
Item Number: P1065

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This unique book is both a practical design guide and a valuable reference book. The information it contains is essential for specialists such as designers, engineers, manufacturers and lawyers, who need to make well-informed decisions in order to ensure automotive vehicle safety. The inclusion of discussion topics and worked examples makes the book relevant to students as well as professionals.

Automotive Vehicle Safety is an internationally-oriented discussion of how to evaluate products, processes, services and systems. The authors identify key generic safety principles and discuss their applications. Decision-making criteria are also explained, and in-depth information on human stimulation, human error control and driver distractions is provided. The book details reconstruction techniques and methods of crash testing, and looks at future vehicle safety and universal design.