Accident Reconstruction: Technology and Animation Vi
- Special Publication (SP)
- ISBN 1-56091-780-6
- 328 pages
The topics included in this publication reflect ongoing issues of concern to the automotive safety community. Information is included from virtually every aspect of data gathering, analysis, and presentation of results for accident reconstruction and computer simulation of motor vehicle behavior. Contents include: analytical applications of 3-D computer imaging in vehicle accident studies; functional classifications and critique methods for litigation support forensic/accident reconstruction animations; locked wheel car braking in shallow water tire-road friction in winter conditions for accident reconstruction; the collision and trajectory models of PC-CRASH; energy and major diversion in accident reconstruction; three-dimensional reconstruction and simulation of motor vehicle accidents; updating the vehicle class categories; and analysis and calculation of delta-V from crash test data.