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by MSI
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: High Speed Tree Impact at end of Police Chase
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: High Speed Tree Impact at end of Police Chase

Here's a quick composite i compiled of the pre-impact path of the vehicle
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by MSI
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: High Speed Tree Impact at end of Police Chase
Replies: 2
Views: 34

High Speed Tree Impact at end of Police Chase

A news video was posted up to Facebook from WXYZ-TV of a police chase this is a good example of a tree/pole impact at high speed we edited it and post the loss of control to tree impact and spinout to rest Then zoom in and add a slow motion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhrGq6wAl-k 2020-04-02_10-3...
by MSI
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: What is the preferred Pole/Tree Collision analysis method?
Replies: 4
Views: 6747

Re: What is the preferred Pole/Tree Collision analysis method?

A news video was posted up to Facebook from WXYZ-TV of a police chase this is a good example of a tree/pole impact at high speed we edited it and post the loss of control to tree impact and spinout to rest Then zoom in and add a slow motion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhrGq6wAl-k 2020-04-02_10-3...
by MSI
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: Current COVID-19 data
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Current COVID-19 data

March 27, 2020: North Carolina company SAS (world renowned for analytical software & statistics) has posted an information page: https://tbub.sas.com/COVID19/ Flip through the page on trend analysis (there is an arrow to Right) Covid19 Trend Analysis.png One of the pages in the Flip is Daily New cas...
by MSI
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: msmac3D General Q&A
Topic: Is msmac3D compatible with Mac OS?
Replies: 1
Views: 1950

Re: Is msmac3D compatible with Mac OS?

Today had a question on how best to run msmac3D on a MAC. I directed them to this thread. Obviously this was from more than a couple years ago. I will update information on running on a MAC as i find any additional information If any of you have information/updates please let us know so we can post ...
by MSI
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Vehicle Specs, Acceleration, Braking
Topic: Friction coefficient of grass
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Friction coefficient of grass

Q: Looking for coefficient of Grass for vehicle skidding? A: Here are some from another forum INCR : CSY Tests w/ ABS & ESC on Pavement, Gravel, and Grass, Bartlett & Wright; ARJ 18(3), May/June 2008, indicates 0.38-0.41g skidding (0.43-.5 ABS) Note you can get ALL issues of ARJ by joining NAPARS . ...
by MSI
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: CRASH & Damage/Momentum Analysis
Topic: What technique should be used to reconstruct low speed collisions?
Replies: 1
Views: 161

Re: What technique should be used to reconstruct low speed collisions?

I realized i hadn't posted up links to papers... they are already posted to Validation of Damage Analysis in Low Speed Impacts The MacInnis paper is: Data and Methods for Estimating the Severity of Minor Impacts SAE paper 95-0352 Abstract Front, rear, lateral and side-swipe collisions were staged to...
by MSI
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: Pandemic: What have you done lately? Sir Isaac thrived!
Replies: 0
Views: 153

Pandemic: What have you done lately? Sir Isaac thrived!

From Washington Post: During a pandemic, Isaac Newton had to work from home, too. He used the time wisely. which begins... Isaac Newton was in his early 20s when the Great Plague of London hit. He wasn’t a “Sir” yet, didn’t have that big formal wig. He was just another college student at Trinity Col...
by MSI
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Vehicle Specs, Acceleration, Braking
Topic: Formula for Yaw Moment of Inertia?
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: Formula for Yaw Moment of Inertia?

A recent posting on Facebook about the Moment of Inertia asked for more recent references so i post this link here: McHenry Book section on Yaw Inertia which includes the further reading section: Inertia further reading.jpg Ref 31 to 33.jpg I note that the PDF has a watermark so if any issues with r...
by MSI
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Distracted Driving
Topic: GHSA Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities Highest since 1988
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: GHSA Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities Highest since 1988

Mar 10, 2020: Excellent article in New York times about the distracted driver killing pedestrian issue: A Grandmother. A Doctor. A 10-Year-Old Boy: N.Y. Traffic Deaths Rise Which includes: Drivers — careless, distracted, going too fast — are usually to blame for the growing number of crashes that ki...