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Vehicle Safety Research & Design PJ Egg Crasher K. Holmes 2008 Begin
Main Menu <ul><li>Design Brief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select a vehicle to research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research: </li></...
Get Briefed <ul><li>Select your vehicle’s maker to Research & Design a specific make & year:   Ex: Mazda 6 2007 </li></ul>...
What’s in YOUR Car? <ul><li>U.S. Transportation Secretary said “the number of people killed in traffic crashes is expected...
<ul><li>Engineers are continuously  redesigning ,  reevaluating  and  inventing  vehicle safety features. Many of these ac...
Standards <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate different vehicle safety designs provided by the D-TLA Vehicle Sa...
Egg Crasher Vehicle Design <ul><li>Procedure: </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch a vehicle design that incorporates at least 3 safet...
All Around Safety Exterior Features Interior Features Mechanical Features NEXT How many stars does your vehicle have? Clic...
Future Car Safety Click me to learn more about these forms of safety! Smart Car  NEXT
Car Safety Quiz <ul><li>Sponsored by HowStuffWorks.com </li></ul><ul><li>See how much you’ve learned about Car Safety! </l...
<ul><li>How Many Stars? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frontal Driver:  5  stars  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frontal Passenger:  5 ...
Exterior <ul><li>Click to learn more about each: </li></ul><ul><li>Bumpers </li></ul><ul><li>Crumple Zones #1 </li></ul><u...
Interior <ul><li>Click to learn more about each: </li></ul><ul><li>Seatbelts </li></ul><ul><li>Airbags </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Mechanical <ul><li>Horn </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-locking Brake System </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic stabilization </li></ul>B...
<ul><li>Complete this  worksheet  as you go though this entire lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon you will learn how safety sy...
Crash Dummies Click video to learn about crash dummies and how  technology has changed! Click  me to see it first hand! NEXT
Mid-Size vs. Compact <ul><li>Watch 2 brief videos on crash results for different sized vehicles.  Notice how the safety fe...
Website Review <ul><li>Crash Dummy Advertisement.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5h2NF2xMYI&feature=player_embedded </li...
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  1. 1. Vehicle Safety Research & Design PJ Egg Crasher K. Holmes 2008 Begin
  2. 2. Main Menu <ul><li>Design Brief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Select a vehicle to research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity : List 10 safety features based on research findings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify safety features in vehicle. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How many stars does your vehicle have? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch Crash Dummies video. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How’s it work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All around safety design features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take the Car Safety Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Design: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity : Egg Crasher Vehicle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Select a vehicle to “model” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research facts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate safety features to be tested </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create PPT & Safety Poster </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Standards & Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>List of Videos & Websites </li></ul>Use this as the main menu to help you navigate through this quest. End
  3. 3. Get Briefed <ul><li>Select your vehicle’s maker to Research & Design a specific make & year: Ex: Mazda 6 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Audi BMW </li></ul><ul><li>Chevrolet Chrysler </li></ul><ul><li>Ford GMC </li></ul><ul><li>Honda Hyundai </li></ul><ul><li>Lexus Mazda </li></ul><ul><li>Nissan Toyota </li></ul>Congratulations! You have been hired by your favorite car/truck company! Your job is to ensure that safety features are well designed and implemented. It is very important to recognize and evaluate different types of safety features and systems within vehicles today. Customers are not going to purchase vehicles if the crash rating is low! Your salary depends on how well your research and design proves to be. Will your car survive the crash and earn you a 98K salary? NEXT
  4. 4. What’s in YOUR Car? <ul><li>U.S. Transportation Secretary said “the number of people killed in traffic crashes is expected to reach a new record low in 2008,with projections showing an almost 10 percent drop in highway traffic deaths over these first 10 months of 2008.” Reported data shows that 31,110 people died on US roads from January through October 2008, compared to 34,502 in 2007. </li></ul>WHY? NEXT
  5. 5. <ul><li>Engineers are continuously redesigning , reevaluating and inventing vehicle safety features. Many of these accidents happen within minutes of home. Many can be prevented by simply buckling up, but how else? </li></ul>… why Back to menu <ul><li>Vehicle Safety Websites </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.nhtsa.dot.gov / </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.safercar.gov/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.edmunds.com/reviews/list/top10/114984/article.html </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google to find more! </li></ul>You are done with Part 1 Check out these websites to learn more about the engineering history of safety in vehicles:
  6. 6. Standards <ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate different vehicle safety designs provided by the D-TLA Vehicle Safety PPT. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the technology design process to create a safe vehicle that protects the egg from breaking. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate understanding of AutoCAD Inventor to draw vehicle templates. </li></ul><ul><li>Be an active participant in group work </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation: </li></ul><ul><li>Safety Research </li></ul><ul><li>Egg Crasher Design </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings </li></ul><ul><li>Model </li></ul><ul><li>Group work </li></ul><ul><li>PPT class presentation </li></ul><ul><li>EC: Safety Poster </li></ul>PA Standards: PA-3.2.10.D- Identify and apply the technological design process to solve problems PA-3.7.10C- Apply basic computer operations and concepts PA-1.6.11D- Participate in discussions National Standard: Standard 17: Students will develop an understanding of and be able to select and use information and communication technologies. Back to menu
  7. 7. Egg Crasher Vehicle Design <ul><li>Procedure: </li></ul><ul><li>Sketch a vehicle design that incorporates at least 3 safety features. </li></ul><ul><li>Draw templates in Inventor & print out. </li></ul><ul><li>Build your vehicle. </li></ul><ul><li>Test your vehicle on the track. </li></ul><ul><li>Redesign if needed. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a presentation for your safety vehicle to earn your $$! </li></ul>Back to menu Begin only after researching vehicle safety features. You are done with Part 4
  8. 8. All Around Safety Exterior Features Interior Features Mechanical Features NEXT How many stars does your vehicle have? Click star to research.
  9. 9. Future Car Safety Click me to learn more about these forms of safety! Smart Car NEXT
  10. 10. Car Safety Quiz <ul><li>Sponsored by HowStuffWorks.com </li></ul><ul><li>See how much you’ve learned about Car Safety! </li></ul>Click brain to take quiz Back to menu You are done with Part 3
  11. 11. <ul><li>How Many Stars? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frontal Driver: 5 stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frontal Passenger: 5 stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Side Driver: 4 stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Side Passenger: 4 stars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rollover: 5 stars </li></ul></ul>Vehicle Safety Ratings Mazda 6 2009 Locate your vehicles’ safety rating Back
  12. 12. Exterior <ul><li>Click to learn more about each: </li></ul><ul><li>Bumpers </li></ul><ul><li>Crumple Zones #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Crumple Zones #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Lights </li></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul>Back
  13. 13. Interior <ul><li>Click to learn more about each: </li></ul><ul><li>Seatbelts </li></ul><ul><li>Airbags </li></ul><ul><li>Tempered Safety Glass </li></ul><ul><li>Sleepy Sensors </li></ul>Back
  14. 14. Mechanical <ul><li>Horn </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-locking Brake System </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic stabilization </li></ul>Back Click to learn more about each:
  15. 15. <ul><li>Complete this worksheet as you go though this entire lesson. </li></ul><ul><li>Soon you will learn how safety systems are evaluated in safety tests. Crash Dummies are used to simulate human beings. </li></ul>Research NEXT Hi! I’m Crash. I will tell you all bout crash dummies and testing procedures. Did you know that seat belts weren’t in cars until 1970? Airbags were offered in 1985!
  16. 16. Crash Dummies Click video to learn about crash dummies and how technology has changed! Click me to see it first hand! NEXT
  17. 17. Mid-Size vs. Compact <ul><li>Watch 2 brief videos on crash results for different sized vehicles. Notice how the safety features </li></ul><ul><li>protect passengers and drivers. Why are cars safer in 2009? Does this testing prove to be worthwhile? </li></ul>Who is safer? Click to see. Watch 7 small cars be tested. Back to menu You are done with Part 2
  18. 18. Website Review <ul><li>Crash Dummy Advertisement. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5h2NF2xMYI&feature=player_embedded </li></ul><ul><li>Hummer crash results. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =COGBQ7QXqyc </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Car Crash Test. http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =ju6t-yyoU8s&feature= player_embedded </li></ul><ul><li>Seven Small Car tests 2009. http://usat.gannett.a.mms.mavenapps.net/mms/rt/1/site/gannett-usatoday-206-pub01-live/1.713/launch.html?maven_playerId=immersiveproduction&maven_referralPlaylistId=8e268cb11203908ddaf61de8af24b4e3f6b392e8&maven_referralObject=969002620 </li></ul><ul><li>Car Safety Ratings. http://carsafetyratings.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>HowStuffWorks. www.howstuffworks.com </li></ul>Back to menu
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