|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/735 ; 280/806 ; 180/282 ; 340/438|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 21 인용 특허 : 15|
An apparatus is provided for monitoring the operability of at least a pair of pyrotechnic transmission lines connected to an actuatable safety device. The apparatus includes a conduit in the form of an optical fiber, which extends through one pyurotechnic transmission line, through the actuatable safety device, and through the other pyrotechnic transmission line. One end of the conduit is coupled to a signal source for receiving a signal from the signal source. The signal is directed through the conduit. A sensor coupled at the other end of the conduit s...
An apparatus comprising: an actuatable safety device for protecting an occupant of a vehicle; at least a pair of ignitable pyrotechnic transmission lines, one end of each pyrotechnic transmission line being connected to said safety device, ignition of either pyrotechnic transmission line effecting actuation of said safety device; signal means for providing a signal; conduit means coupled at one end to said signal means for receiving said signal from said signal means and extending through one pyrotechnic transmission line, through at least a portion of t...