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by MSI
Fri Apr 30, 2021 10:00 am
Forum: msmac3D Licensee Notes
Topic: msmac3D ver 3.20 update notes
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: msmac3D ver 3.20 update notes

added additional links and more HOWTO videos being prepared
version 3.20 release coming soon!
by MSI
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: Princess Diana Crash Reconstruction
Replies: 6
Views: 5913

Re: Princess Diana Crash Reconstruction

A comment posted up today on the Youtube video : If only the investigation had been properly conducted, and evidence collected. In the UK, the inquest did not even take place, until it was much too late. The official narrative is poorly substantiated, so the conspiracy theories can have a go. Our re...
by MSI
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: General Reconstruction Analysis
Topic: Princess Diana Crash Reconstruction
Replies: 6
Views: 5913

Re: Princess Diana Crash Reconstruction

Had a question posted to a comment section on what i meant about a barrier in front of the posts... here is a barrier in front of bridge support posts. Had they been in the tunnel then the vehicle would NOT have struck the post and it would have simply been a lot of scraping of the vehicle along the...
by MSI
Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What it the "Ball Bank Indicator" and what does it measure?
Replies: 2
Views: 5069

Re: What it the "Ball Bank Indicator" and what does it measure?

Wade added some more info on Ball Bank to the NAPARS Facebook Page as follows: Quoting from an online article on the topic A Ball-Bank Indicator is Helpful for Establishing Advisory Speed on a Horizontal Curve The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) 2009 edition, in section 2C.08, [5] ...
by MSI
Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: What Is?
Topic: What it the "Ball Bank Indicator" and what does it measure?
Replies: 2
Views: 5069

Re: What it the "Ball Bank Indicator" and what does it measure?

Article posted today by Wade in the NAPARS Facebook page called Today's tool: Ball bank indicators . Also sometimes called "Slopemeters" (and made by a company of that name), Ball bank indicators (or bankmeters) are mentioned in this "curve speed selection" article from FHWA. A l...
by MSI
Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Vehicle Safety
Topic: Audi Pre Sense Front
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Audi Pre Sense Front

Saw an interesting post on Linkedin Today : "An interesting one. We retrieved the following collision data from a crashed Audi e-tron. I was very interested in the field “Event Type: External Trigger”. In 30 years downloading Crash Data from cars, I never seen such a label. The e-tron is equipp...
by MSI
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: CRASH/Momentum/Damage Analysis
Topic: New SubTopics added to CRASH/Momentum/Damage Analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 11

New SubTopics added to CRASH/Momentum/Damage Analysis

In order to try to keep the number of topics on a subject to a page or so we have spun off from this topic into 3 subcategories: CRASH Program Topics Simplified Momentum Analysis Damage Analysis Obviously the CRASH program includes both Simplified Momentum Analysis and Damage Analysis . Main item is...
by MSI
Fri Apr 23, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: The CRASH Program
Topic: What is the "Effective Mass" in the CRASH equations?
Replies: 4
Views: 3673

Re: What is the "Effective Mass" in the CRASH equations?

further refinement and additional links to references added
by MSI
Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: SMAC/Collision Simulation
Topic: In collisions why does Mass1DeltaV1 not always equal Mass2DeltaV2?
Replies: 3
Views: 647

Re: In collisions why does Mass1DeltaV1 not always equal Mass2DeltaV2?

Left out an essential and important item: Effective Mass!
Unless the crash is central all the mass may not participate in the collision.

Please see What is the What is the "Effective Mass" in the CRASH equations?
by MSI
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Specs/Acceleration/Braking
Topic: Where can I find the Canadian Vehicle Specifications?
Replies: 1
Views: 15267

Re: Where can I find the Canadian Vehicle Specifications?

The current release of the software is April 2021 : Latest version on CARSP website: 2021.2 We also have an archived local copy if the other link does not work Version 2020.2 , and is available for downloading as the archive file: cvs2021.2 strange...never saw a 2021.1?? but thank you CARSP! Great d...