The science of crash reconstruction enables engineers to determine the most probable scenario for how and why traffic collisions occur. Ongoing research has continually enhanced crash reconstructionists' knowledge of the application of physical laws in this field.
Crash Reconstruction Research: 20 Years of Progress (1988-2007) features 47 papers that have presented significant steps forward, focusing on the following areas within the field of crash reconstruction that have experienced major advances:
Planar Impact Mechanics
Crash Pulse Analysis
Lateral Deformation and Override/Underride
BEV v. Delta-V
Rear and Side Impacts
Author: Michael S. Varat
Publisher: SAE International
Specs: Published by SAE International with a Product Code of PT-138, ISBN of 978-0-7680-2052-6, and 756 pages in a softbound binding.
Research and development
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