The science of crash reconstruction enables engineers to determine the most probable scenario for how and why traffic collisions occur. Ongoing research has continually enhanced crash reconstructionists' knowledge of the application of physical laws in this field.
Planar Impact Mechanics
Crash Pulse Analysis
Lateral Deformation and Override/Underride
BEV v. Delta-V
Rear and Side Impacts
Crash Reconstruction Research: 20 Years of Progress (1988-2007) features 47 papers that have presented significant steps forward, focusing on the following areas within the field of crash reconstruction that have experienced major advances: