MOTIONS OF PASSENGER CARS IN LOW-SPEED FALLS OVER EMBANKMENTS

An analysis of the dynamics of motions of passenger cars in falls over embankments at speeds less than that required to launch a car into a free-fall trajectory is developed in this paper as an aid in evaluating initial vehicle speed in this particular type of crash involved in the forensic science field of accident reconstruction.

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    American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

    100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700
    West Conshohocken, PA  United States  19428-2957
  • Authors:
    • Le Fevre, W F
  • Publication Date: 1987-3

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  • Accession Number: 00491825
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-040 082
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1990 12:00AM