Vehicle Accident Analysis and Reconstruction Methods, Second Edition
By: Raymond M. Brach and R. Matthew Brach, 2011.
This book presents material pertaining to the quantitative and qualitative aspects of the reconstruction of
automotive accidents from an engineering perspective. Thorough treatments are presented on the topics of
uncertainty, tire forces, critical speed analysis, analysis and reconstruction of vehicular rollover accidents,
impulse-momentum theory and its application to accident reconstruction, velocity change from residual crush,
frontal pedestrian collisions, photogrammetric techniques, railroad grade-crossing collisions, vehicle dynamics
and the use of event data recorders in reconstructing crashes. The book includes a glossary of terms related
to the field of accident reconstruction and an extensive bibliography.
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The book is conveniently available in both a hardcover and electronic version.
More information is available at the SAE International Bookstore.