Collision Magazine Volume 12, Issue 1 (digital edition)

Collision Magazine Volume 12, Issue 1 (digital edition)

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Collision Magazine Volume 12, Issue 1 was released in the Spring of 2017. In addition to the research articles, this issue also includes the 2017 EDR Summit speaker presentations in PDF format.

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Articles included in this issue:

  • Three Different Methodologies for Determining the Drag Factor for Motorcycles Sliding on Their Sides
    By Michael DiTallo, Brent Munyon, Thomas Green, Eric Paul, Kelley Adamson, Mike Merolli, Kevin Vosburgh, Billy Cox, Robert Anderson, David Hallman, Eric Moody, and James Whelan

  • Tire Friction Comparison of Three Tire Types in Warm and Near Freezing Temperatures
    By Peter J. Leiss, Steven Becker and Gary Derian

  • My turn at the wheel: a dirty trick to achieve the desired result, or what?
    By Erik Carlsson

  • Motorcycle Center of Gravity Data: Methodology and Reference
    By Michael DiTallo, Eric Paul, Kelley Adamson, Thomas Green, Mike Merolli, Brent Munyon, Kevin Vosburgh, Billy Cox, Eric Moody, Robert Anderson, James Whelan and David Hallman

  • Fracture Energy Calculations for Wooden Utility Poles
    By Nathan Rose

  • Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Looking One, Five, and Fifteen Years into The Future. An Accident Reconstructionist’s Perspective
    By Luis Flores

  • 3D Laser Scanners in Crash Testing
    By Thomas Green, Michael DiTallo, Eric Paul, Kelley Adamson, Mike Merolli, Brent Munyon, Kevin Vosburgh, Billy Cox, Robert Anderson, David Hallman, Eric Moody and James Whelan

  • Fast approach to building solid cases: laser scanning provides important benefits for investigator
    By Chad McFadden

  • Evaluation of the MIDE Slam Stick as a Low-Cost Accelerometer and Data Acquisition System for Vehicle Skid Testing
    By David Hallman, Robert Anderson, Billy Cox, Kevin Vosburgh, Kelley Adamson, Thomas Green, Mike Merolli, Brent Munyon, Eric Paul, Eric Moody, James Whelan, and Michael DiTallo

2017 EDR Summit Presentations:

  • Autonomous Vehicles – How Close are We?
    Dirk Smith, Rimkus Consulting Group
  • Case Studies: Discovering and Analyzing Digital Data Acquired from Motor Vehicle Systems and Connected Mobile Devices.
    Ben LeMere, Berla
  • Getting Subaru and Mitsubishi EDR Data. Which cars have it, how to get it, and what you need to know to use it.
    Richard Ruth, Ruth Consulting
  • Forensic Data from Heavy Vehicle Networks.
    James Johnson, Synercon Technologies
  • Tech Support with Bosch and CDR FlexRay Demonstrations.
    Bosch, Crash Data Group, Collision Safety Institute (no PDF)
  • An Overview and Update of the Volvo and Mack ECM EDRs.
    Matthew DiSogra, Delta V Forensic Engineering
  • An Overview and Update of the Caterpillar ECM EDRs.
    Timothy Austin, Wisconsin State Patrol
  • Toyota GEN3 Pre-Crash Brake Data – Details and Application.
    David Hallman, Hallman Engineering & Rusty Haight, Collision Safety Institute
  • Pre-Crash Data recorded by the ACM. Where does it come from?
    Kent Boots,
  • Asynchronous Data Concepts in EDR Data.
    Chris Lutes, Nebraska State Patrol
  • An Overview and Update of Cummins ECM and EDR Capabilities.
    William Messerschmidt, Messerschmidt Safety Consulting
  • Smart Sensor Simulators: Demonstration and Q&A; Truck-in-a-Box.
    Synercon Technologies (No PDF)
  • Atypical Airbag Deployment Cases.
    Lawrence Wilson, Wilson Consulting LLC
  • Hyundai and Kia EDR Data – Software Updates and Real World Applications.
    Shawn Gyorke, Crash Data Services, LLC
  • Forensic Methods for Dealing with Damaged ECM / ECU Components.
    Shanon Burgess, Messerschmidt Safety Consulting
  • CDR Data Case Studies for Late Model GM, Toyota, BMW, and Ford Vehicles.
    Billy Cox, Jr., Billy Cox Consulting Group
  • Case Study: Mercedes-Benz Crash Data.
    Kirk Lee, Vancouver Police
  • A Case Study Heavy Vehicle Crash Reconstruction Incorporating EDR ECM Data.
    Thomas Green & Michael DiTallo, Dynamic Safety LLC, Northwestern University CPU