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by MSI
Tue Nov 17, 2009 7:17 pm
Forum: Highway Safety Issues
Topic: Motorcoach Safety Plan - Roadway infastructure not included?
Replies: 2
Views: 3447

Motorcoach Safety Plan - Roadway infastructure not included?

November 16, 2009: Today DOT announced a Motorcoach safety plan which did not include any issues about roadway infastructure. Perhaps in recognition of the futility of trying to design roadways to be able to contain errant Motorcoaches? The study was probably brought about in part due to the 22 deat...
by MSI
Mon Nov 16, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: Why take a Bugatti Veyron for a swim?
Replies: 2
Views: 2475

Re: For fun? Bugatti Veyron goes for a swim

some additinal information on the Bugati Some questions/comments from the boys at TopGear on Video: that Bugatti lagoon crash . For some background on the Bugatti Veyron also see TopGear Veyron vs McLaren F1: part 1 : Richard Hammond and the Stig race the two greatest supercars in history… on a clos...
by MSI
Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Collision & Trajectory Analysis
Topic: What is the preferred Pole/Tree Collision analysis method?
Replies: 3
Views: 5247

What is the preferred Pole/Tree Collision analysis method?

Depending on the nature of the physical evidence in pole/tree collisions, two separate analytical approaches may be applicable to approximate vehicle speed and impact severity. One approach is based on the vehicle motions preceding and following the collision. In cases where motions subsequent to th...
by MSI
Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:57 am
Forum: Misc Topics & News!
Topic: For $2.1 million, Bugatti Veyron trounces Mercedes McLaren
Replies: 0
Views: 2354

For $2.1 million, Bugatti Veyron trounces Mercedes McLaren

Is the recession over for you? Are you flush with some spare cash? Perhaps you should consider the bragging rights if you order a Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport : 1,001 horsepower, 16 cylinders, 8 liters of engine displacement, 4 turbochargers, all-wheel drive and a dual-clutch automatic transmissi...
by MSI
Fri Nov 06, 2009 10:46 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety Issues
Topic: Ford Puts Rear-Seat Air Bags in Belts
Replies: 0
Views: 1207

Ford Puts Rear-Seat Air Bags in Belts

For Rear-Seat Passengers, Ford Puts Air Bags in Belts New York Times, November 5, 2009,NICK BUNKLEY DEARBORN, Mich. — The Ford Motor Company has turned its seat belt into a marketing tool. Ford said on Thursday that beginning in 2010, it planned to be the first automaker to offer inflatable rear se...
by MSI
Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What is the ACIR?
Replies: 0
Views: 1450

What is the ACIR?

Q: What is the ACIR? A: Early Automotive Crash Injury Research (ACIR) study (Reference 1), which was initiated in 1952 and aimed at (1) identification of injury causes and (2) measurement of the effectiveness of countermeasures, relied on relatively gross evaluations of vehicle damage as a basis for...
by MSI
Wed Oct 28, 2009 8:55 pm
Forum: Welcome! Please Read!
Topic: medit32 full install OR moving to a NEW computer!
Replies: 0
Views: 2400

medit32 full install OR moving to a NEW computer!

This thread is repeated from the medit32 topic so that you do not have to login to get access to this information. Please note that some of the links will require that you login : Moving to a new computer or simply want the latest full install of medit32/msmac then use the following link: http://www...
by MSI
Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:52 pm
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What is the SMAC Inter-vehicle friction coefficient?
Replies: 1
Views: 1313

Re: What is the SMAC Inter-vehicle friction coefficient?

Q: What values for inter-vehicle friction coefficient did you use in your 2003 paper ‘SMAC2003 – The Automotic Iteration of SMAC’ . A: For the paper we first examined the values used in previous SMAC validations studies. The first being by Jones & Baum, “RICSAC – Vol IV – Staged Collision Reconstruc...
by MSI
Wed Oct 28, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Welcome! Please Read!
Topic: NO MORE Dongle Issues!! (Topic was Dongle Issues)
Replies: 4
Views: 5444

Re: Dongle Issues

Q: I've recently got a new notebook computer and their is not a port for the dongle to work on. What can I do? A: The original dongles were parallel port dongle which you connected to the printer port of your computer. For the past few years, all new dongles are USB dongles, which connect to the USB...
by MSI
Thu Oct 22, 2009 3:04 pm
Forum: Welcome! Please Read!
Topic: Important notes on POSTING
Replies: 2
Views: 3753

Re: Important notes on POSTING

Embedding links: want your posts to include embedded links? The following is culled from the phpBB support documentation! : lets say you have a link. http://www.mchenrysoftware.com generally it will act as a hyperlink and/or you can be sure by higlighting the link and selecting the URL button above....