Volume 32, Issue 2 (March 1987)

    Motions of Passenger Cars in Low-Speed Falls Over Embankments

    (Received 23 January 1986; accepted 16 April 1986)

    Published Online: March

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    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.


    Author Information:

    Le Fevre, WF
    Consulting engineer, William F. Le Fevre, Co., Cleveland, OH


    Stock #: JFS11148J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11148J

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    Title Motions of Passenger Cars in Low-Speed Falls Over Embankments
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