Determination of Cause of Damage to an Automobile

    Volume 29, Issue 3 (July 1984)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 7


    Kuperstein, IS
    Assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Mt. Tabor, NJ

    (Received 16 September 1983; accepted 17 December 1983)

    Abstract

    Two cases in which there was unusual damage sustained by vehicles during a collision sequence are presented and discussed. The specific causes of the vehicular damage are identified, and the relationship between the analysis of the damage and the stated sequence of events is presented. An accurate understanding of the actual events that occurred in the collision sequences was obtained through the photographic and collision deformation analyses conducted.


    Paper ID: JFS11755J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11755J

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    Title Determination of Cause of Damage to an Automobile
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