Automotive Safety Standards

Automotive Safety Standards

A short course that deals with all the automotive regulatory standards related to ensuring safety of the passenger

  • Domain : MECHANICAL
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A Quick Overview

The automotive safety field is an evergreen one. With the advancement of electric vehicle and autonomous vehicles, it has become even more important to assess safety measures keeping new challenges in mind. This course gives you a theoretical understanding of how automotive safety is envisioned and where it is placed amongst the greater concept of road traffic safety. It will also help you understand how automotive safety is achieved, through Active and Passive Safety features. All possible features in principle, regulatory requirements as well as their effect will be discussed in this course.


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1Introduction to vehicle crash and safety

  • Introduction
  • Active and passive safety 
  • Physics in crash and safety 
  • Evolution of safety in automobiles 
  • Importance of crash and safety in an average automobile 
  • Occupant and Pedestrian safety

2Active Safety Features

  • Introduction to Active safety  
  • Anti-lock Braking system 
  • Stability and Traction Control 
  • Brake assist & Emergency braking 
  • Collision avoidance
  • Autonomous cruise control 
  • Cameras (Image processing)
  • Car to Car connect

3Passive safety Features (structure)

  • Introduction 
  • Crumple zones - Front
  • Crumple zones - Rear
  • B pillar structure and doors
  • Roof structure
  • Materials for passive safety
  • ICE vs Electric car structures  

4Passive safety Features (Occupant & Pedestrian)

  • Introduction
  • Seats and Seat belts 
  • Driver and Passenger Airbag
  • Head restraint 
  • ISOFIX child mount 
  • Door trims 
  • Occupant monitoring 
  • Pedestrian safety

5Future of Crash and safety

  • Introduction 
  • Autonomous (driverless) vehicles 
  • Regulation changes 
  • Hyperloop 
  • Crash and safety in future mobility 

Projects Overview

Project 1


This project will test your ability to read and analyze data reported in a case study. It will also test whether you can make sense of data reported and/or agree or disagree with reported findings.

- For this case study you will focus on Tesla Electric cars.

- Find a good study which reports lot of statistics and makes an engineering judgement about it.

- Make a 3-page report of the case study.

- Explain following things clearly in your words

  • What is premise of the case study
  • Methodology used
  • Conclusion arrived
  • Your own thoughts about all of this.


  • Students who are pursuing engineering in Automobile/Mechanical
  • Working professionals who want to get a deeper understanding of automotive safety standards


No software is covered in this course

This course is purely theoretical and will not cover any software aspects


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Frequently Asked Questions

1Who can take your course?

  • Students who are pursuing engineering in Automobile/Mechanical for choosing as career option 
  • Working professionals who want to upgrade their knowledge and get into simulation job role 

2What is included in your course?

  • Basics of Active and passive safety features available in automobiles   

3What will the student gain from your course?

  • Students will understand why crash and safety is so important in automobile industry 
  • Students will understand how cars are designed to protect their occupants and pedestrians

4What software skills are you teaching and how well are these tools used in the industry?

  • Overview of tools used for crash and safety domain 

5What is the real world application for the tools and techniques covered in this course?

  • Since this is a theory course, it will help students to integrate themselves in the industry and their applications.

6Which companies use these techniques and for what?

  • Almost all the auto manufacturers/OEM and suppliers 

7How is your course going to help me in my path to MS or PhD?

  • This will help in doing projects focused on occupant safety and structural safety. This will drive innovation towards safety  

8How is this course going to help me get a job?

  • Crash and safety is a separate domain in auto industry. Basics of this will definitely help us to know further and making it as a career 



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  • Access Duration : 15 days
  • Mode of Delivery : Online
  • Project Portfolio : Available
  • Certification : Available
  • Email Support : Available
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  • Access Duration : Lifetime
  • Mode of Delivery : Online
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  • Individual Video Support : 12/Month
  • Group Video Support : 12/Month
  • Email Support : Available
  • Forum Support : Available
  • Telephone Support : Available
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  • Dedicated Support Engineer : Available


  • Top 5% of the class will get a merit certificate
  • Course completion certificates will be provided to all students
  • Build a professional portfolio
  • Automatically link your technical projects
  • E-verified profile that can be shared on LinkedIn


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