Overview of design solutions for child seats
Damian Paweł Frej 1  
,   Krzysztof Podosek 1  
,   Kelvin To 2  
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Kielce University of Technology
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Kong
Damian Paweł Frej   

Kielce University of Technology, Kielce University of Technology
Submission date: 2021-03-01
Final revision date: 2021-03-22
Acceptance date: 2021-06-14
Publication date: 2021-06-30
The Archives of Automotive Engineering – Archiwum Motoryzacji 2021;92(2):33–47
In order to increase the child's safety when traveling in a passenger car, special child seats are used to minimize the child's injuries in a car accident. The aim of the article is to discuss the topic of design solutions for child seats. It should be noted that child seats are built in order to increase the safety of the transported child during a car accident. Child seats are crash-tested. Unfortunately, no tests related to vibration comfort are carried out. Undoubtedly, attention should be paid to the vertical vibrations that penetrate from the road surface, through the structure of the passenger car, to the seat of the child seat. Vibration comfort is particularly important in the case of long journeys. Because the current child seats on the market are adjusted only to the weight and age of the child. Choosing the right car seat is not a simple task. Not every child will feel comfortable in a seat adapted only to weight and age. The anthropometric dimensions of the child are of great importance. Therefore, more and more child seats are created that allow you to change the position of the backrest or seat in such a way as to ensure both the safety and comfort of the child during the journey.
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