Crash Test Facility at Telco 990031

As a part of safety intiative, Telco has designed, set up and proved a full-scale Crash Test Facillity to meet the development needs of safe cars for the global market. The paper describes the regulatory and development test which the facility can conduct using a full vehicle crash test system and an impact sled system. The paper describes the basic considerations such as modularity, self-reliance, unification of control and immediate usability of data on which the facility is founded. The paper then explains in detail various resources in the system: the civil infrastructure, the propulsion systems, the sensors and data acquisition system, the crash test dummies, high-speed photography, lighting, the software and the human resource.


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