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by MSI
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:08 am
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: General Overview Questions on msmac3D
Replies: 0
Views: 52

General Overview Questions on msmac3D

Q: (rcd from email) I would be interested in seeing an overview of the software and its strengths/weaknesses for simulating collisions. We’ve been using PC-Crash for years and I’m not aware of anyone using msmac in our neck of the woods. I would be interested in seeing how msmac can add value to a c...
by MSI
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: Drag of a vehicle during spinout
Replies: 0
Views: 111

Drag of a vehicle during spinout

The following is a section from our 2008 McHenry Accident Reconstruction book on the Drag of a vehicle during spin out:
by MSI
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: Monte Carlo Solutions for crash analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Monte Carlo Solutions for crash analysis

Q: I was reading your response on INCR and following your references on your web site. You mentioned in those posts you had more to say about using Monte Carlo analysis. I couldn’t find any more on your site. Can you point me to that info? A: In a post we have on Some Momentum Misconceptions we spok...
by MSI
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Force other than vehicle impact
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Force other than vehicle impact

Hi George, There are a couple ways we model external forces in msmac3D. First our snag impulsive option allows modeling things like pole impacts or interactions with objects on the road The nodes (aka hardpoints) allow interaction of the vehicle structure with the terrain (bottoming out, barriers, b...
by MSI
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Cloud Scans to be supported by msmac3D
Replies: 1
Views: 1203

Re: Cloud Scans to be supported by msmac3D

Questions on Cloud scans: we support xyz and e57 and are expanding and enhancing our capabilities.
by MSI
Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: Some Momentum Misconceptions
Replies: 3
Views: 4976

Re: Some Momentum Misconceptions

Nov 2017: Since this question comes up frequently this comment is to bring it up to the top of the forum
by MSI
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Is msmac3D an annual subscription?
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Is msmac3D an annual subscription?

Q:(email) Is msmac3D an annual subscription? A: Our pricing quote is for the first year license includes first year annual maintenance and which means we provide our users each and every update, extension, corrections, enhancement are included. After a year we do require an annual maintenance fee to...
by MSI
Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: TRAINING: msmac3D Online Training Sessions have begun!
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: TRAINING: msmac3D Online Training Sessions have begun!

New video posted, more to come...
by MSI
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Just for Fun! msmac3D recon of PA State Police Crash test
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Just for Fun! msmac3D recon of PA State Police Crash test

https://youtu.be/Ia1eQRuz_OE HOW TO: How we quickly setup the Preliminary PA State Police Crash test After seeing a video of a crash test run today at 2017 PA State Police Crash Conference we set up a project to provide a general reconstruction comparison. This video is a HOW TO step by step to set...
by MSI
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Just for Fun! msmac3D recon of PA State Police Crash test
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Just for Fun! msmac3D recon of PA State Police Crash test

Just for Fun Videos: (Why we say Just for Fun is because we did this preliminary reconstruction without yet obtaining the actual vehicle make/model/years and with no measurements of area of impact, tire marks and positions and orientations of rest. We simply guessed makes/models and visually matche...