Essays Tagged: "Hetrick"

The Deadly, Safety Device; The Air Bag.

roversial inventions of our time (Doebler 97). The air bag was first grasped by a man named John W. Hetrick, living in Newport, Rhode Island. His idea came about in 1952 after he was involved in an ac ... living in Newport, Rhode Island. His idea came about in 1952 after he was involved in an accident. Hetrick was inspired by the way his arm being put out in front of his daughter was a benefit to her ...

(5 pages) 55 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Newtons Laws Relating to Car Safety Devices

belt, by George Cayley in the late 1900’s. The next major advance was with the airbag, by John Hetrick in 1952. A patent for the design was marketed for automobiles in 1967. The combination of al ...

(5 pages) 14150 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Concept of an Airbag

d on November 12, 1953. His design was based on compressed air. However, three months earlier, John Hetrick, got a patent on his airbag issued on August 18, 1953. Hetrick beat Linerer to the punch, ev ... beat Linerer to the punch, even though he started a year later on his design for an airbag (1952), Hetrick got his patent earlier, ironically, making him the founder of the automotive airbag instead ...

(9 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies