In the crash test industry the demand for sensors increases rapidly. The combination with dummies, which are evolving in complexity, calls for a new kind of solution.
Technobis delivers this solution, using small light weight fibre optic sensors in combination with a compact robust data acquisition system Deminsys. Putting multiple sensors in a fibre as thin as a human hair provides the ability to create a smart sensor network inside a dummy. This network of sensors is able to detect among other things the acceleration, impact force, location and deflection due to impact.
Application note crash tests available at: TFT_APPNOTE - Crash Tests
Video rib deflection available at: http://youtu.be/C748AkfRIUE