Potential Uses of Ultrasound In a Car (Black Box)?
Hi I am currently putting a design proposal together for ultrasound usuage in Black Box technology- the ones that are used by insurance companies and crash investigation.
So far I have come up measuring road profile - which I input into a suspension simulator to give a view of suspension during travel. And sensor and transmitters to detect exactly where a crash occured.
I was going to have ultrasound to calculate speed but I realised the doppler effect cant really be used with 'on board' transmitter and receivers.
Are there any other possible uses? I dont think there are, but that means I have very little to investigate and talk about in my design proposal.
Thanks for any help.
- Mike SLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
I Don't know enough about ultrasound technology to give exact ideas, however, could it be used to measure how much the brakes actually move in comparison to pedal depression.
Meaning could a sensor, monitor brake movement and even brake pad thickness at the rotor? This info could signify if a problem occured in the braking system between the pedal and actual brake pad contact with the rotor.
The only other thing I could think of is to measure hand position on the steering wheel itself. which could give crash data as to body position comparable to injuries.
Hope this helps.
- Anonymous4 years ago
i've got by no ability heard of a Crash documents Recorder utilized in court docket, it is in simple terms a gadget used via the officer to help in the examine. i've got no longer heard of them being erroneous, do you have a hyperlink to a tale?