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Airbag mapped mesh auto-flattening method

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4 Author(s)
Jinhuan Zhang ; State Key Laboratory of Automotive Safety and Energy, Department of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China ; Chunsheng Ma ; Yuanli Bai ; Shilin Huang

Current software cannot easily model an airbag to be flattened without wrinkles. This paper improves the modeling efficiency using the initial metric method to design a mapped mesh auto-flattening algorithm. The element geometric transformation matrix was obtained using the theory of computer graphics. The algorithm proved to be practical for modeling a passenger-side airbag model. The efficiency and precision of modeling airbags are greatly improved by this method.

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Tsinghua Science and Technology  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 3 )