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by MSI
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: EIB & IRAP Plan to halve road deaths by 2030
Replies: 2
Views: 189

EIB & IRAP Plan to halve road deaths by 2030

From Highway & Network Management / February 21, 2020 Plans to halve road deaths by 2030 Which begins: A new plan aims to halve road deaths by 2030 The European Investment Bank (EIB) has entered a partnership with the NGOs leading Road Assessment Programmes (RAP) in a bid to halve road deaths by 203...
by MSI
Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What is IME?
Replies: 0
Views: 142

What is IME?

The IME stands for the Institute of Mechanical Engineers . With over 120,000 members in 140 countries the IME has been the heart of the mechanical engineering profession since 1847 . The IME Vision : They strive to improve the world through engineering by: Developing engineers Promoting engineering ...
by MSI
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Highway Safety
Topic: #3 Leading Cause of Death: Accidents!
Replies: 0
Views: 133

#3 Leading Cause of Death: Accidents!

#3 Leading causes of death was Accidents (unintentional injuries) From National Vital Statistics Reports Deaths: Final Data for 2017 (released June 2019) Mortality experience in 2017 In 2017, a total of 2,813,503 resident deaths were registered in the United States, yielding a crude death rate of 86...
by MSI
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: Truck bounce thru ditch in Alban, Ontario and landing on roof
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Truck bounce thru ditch in Alban, Ontario and landing on roof

Saw this posted to Facebook
Truck goes thru ditch and bounces onto house in Alban, Ontario
Here's a close up of the video

Here's a picture of the ditch
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Here's the google Earth
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by MSI
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety
Topic: School Bus Safety Information
Replies: 2
Views: 2171

Re: School Bus Safety Information

Another linkedin posted adding this link to a Today Show story Why your child's school bus has no seat belts From Dec 2010 Which includes: About 440,000 public school buses carry 24 million children more than 4.3 billion miles a year, but only about six children die each year in bus accidents, accor...
by MSI
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety
Topic: School Bus Safety Information
Replies: 2
Views: 2171

Re: School Bus Safety Information

A recent posting on Linkedin of a School Bus crash video from Today Show had posting stating 'Mandate seat belts in buses!' to which i responded: To "add seat belts to school buses" isn't a single easy issue to resolve. There are a number of issues to consider: You have to install the belts (and anc...
by MSI
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: HVOSM & 3D Dynamics Simulation
Topic: 1969 McHenry 3D Vehicle Simulation Pioneering Research in Highway Safety
Replies: 0
Views: 614

1969 McHenry 3D Vehicle Simulation Pioneering Research in Highway Safety

astrospiral.gif In the mid-60's while at the Calspan Corporation (then Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.), Raymond R McHenry began development of a general mathematical model and computer simulation of the dynamic responses of automobiles under Contract CPR-11-3988 with the Bureau of Public Roa...
by MSI
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: ATB & Occupant Pedestrian Reconstruction
Topic: 1963 McHenry Occupant Simulation Pioneering Research
Replies: 0
Views: 723

1963 McHenry Occupant Simulation Pioneering Research

We recently came across of copy of the 1963 paper on the groundbreaking research by Raymond R. McHenry & the folks at the Calspan Transportation Department on A utomobile Passenger Restraint Systems and then also found the 1966 validation paper on the original 2D Occupant simulation models We scanne...
by MSI
Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What is the EES? Energy Equivalent Speed?
Replies: 0
Views: 51

What is the EES? Energy Equivalent Speed?

The EES is: "energy equivalent speed (EES),i.e. the vehicle speed equivalent to the energy consumed to cause the vehicle deformation" (from Uncertainty of EES ) or "The EES is determined as a measure for the kinetic energy dissipated by the vehicle during the contact phase, i.e. the energy converted...
by MSI
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: CRASH & Damage/Momentum Analysis
Topic: EES vs. DeltaV
Replies: 0
Views: 145

EES vs. DeltaV

Q: Email question: What is the difference between EES (Energy Equivalent Speed) and the DeltaV (aka Impact Speed Change?) A: The "energy equivalent speed (EES),i.e. the vehicle speed equivalent to the energy consumed to cause the vehicle deformation" (from Uncertainty of EES ) or "The EES is determi...