09 Aug 2012

July 2012

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In June, both Kenna Marie and Rick traveled to Goshen, PA to attend a course on Crush Energy Analysis in Collision Reconstruction, provided by Accident Analysis & Reconstruction, Inc., on the following subject matters:  Conservation of Momentum and Conservation of Energy; History of Crush; CDC Codes; Delta-v – Change in Velocity and Restitution; Averaging Crush Measurements; Stiffness Coefficients; Crush Measurement Protocol; Centroid of Damage; Principal Direction of Force; Calculating Change of Velocity from Crush; Calculating Crush Force; NHTSA Administration Database and Web Site; Alternative Method of Measuring Crush using Excel and a CAD program; Law of Sines and Cosines; Working with Delta-v – 360 degree Collision Example; Working with Delta-v – In-line Collision Example; Balancing Forces to Calculate Delta-v from Crush; and Crush Project; West Goshen, PA.

Also in June, Rick provided two days of training to members of the Massachusetts State Police in preparation for their taking The Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR) accreditation exam.  The following day Kenna Marie was the ACTAR representative proctor for the exam.

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