banner ad
Experts Logo
Articles Pen

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION & RECONSTRUCTION ARTICLES PAGE 6

Featured Accident Investigation articles, Accident Reconstruction Articles by expert witnesses and consultants. Page 6.. Contact Us if you are interested in having your work published on our website and linked to your Profile(s).

Featured Articles

Search articles by title, description, author etc.
Sort Non-Featured Profiles

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Computer Simulation

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

When an understanding of complex motions associated with various accidents is required, computer simulation is an invaluable tool, which allows the modeling and visualization of rollovers and collisions. In addition to vehicle accidents, computer simulation can also be used to create many other systems of masses and contacting surfaces, such as a toppling light pole after it has been struck.

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Sports, Gyms & Playgrounds

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Recreation, sports, and gym equipment are subjected to large dynamic forces and must be designed to support these loads and protect users from unintentional hazards. Adequate instructions and warnings may be required if their assembly and proper use are not obvious.

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Seatbelts

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Motor vehicle seatbelt use provides highly effective protection in frontal collisions for impact angles up to 30 degrees off-center (i.e. between 11 and 1 o’clock). All states have laws requiring their use for front seat passengers, as they have been shown to reduce moderate to severe injuries by 50%. They are less effective when your car is hit in the rear or side and sometimes their locking devices malfunction or the anchorage gives way.

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Swimming Pools

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Though swimming pool accidents are sometimes the result of reckless participant behavior, they can also be caused by inadequate supervision, warnings, structures, or defective pool design. Structures commonly found in or near swimming pools include slides, ladders, diving surfaces and fencing.

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Electrical Fires

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Electric fires are becoming more common as appliances and electric feeds are used more and more in our daily lives. Like other fires, the root cause of an electric fire is the introduction of heat, oxygen, and fuel.

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Products Liability

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

An end user of a product expects that a given product will not only function as intended, but will be safe from non-obvious hazards. Based upon decades of experience with mishaps during use of common and specialized equipment, thousands of standards have been developed for many consumer products and industrial equipment. Numerous organizations exist, e.g., ANSI, ASTM, SAE, and ASME, that regularly review and update these standards.

7/31/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Premises Liability

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Places of business, residences, parking and recreational areas contain potential accident sources such as slippery floors and stairs, product displays, automatic doors, ledges, railings, elevators, escalators and other hazardous items. To prevent such items from causing injury to the public, premises owners and their agents have a responsibility to recognize unsafe conditions and exercise reasonable care to maintain or make conditions safe, or warn the public of the risks involved.

7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Lighting & Visibility

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

A person’s interaction with his environment comes largely from visual cues. Without this information, a pedestrian can trip over an unseen object or a driver might not detect a dangerous situation. In order to avoid these hazards, a person requires adequate lighting and should be provided with appropriate illumination for a given task.

7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Vehicle Accident Reconstruction

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

Motor vehicle accidents are the most common type of incidents producing injury in the US. The main issues in litigating automotive accidents involve vehicle speeds, seatbelt usage, airbag deployment, vehicle component failure (e.g. steering, braking), roadway design, occupant biomechanics, rollover, visibility, etc.

technology_associates_logo.gif

7/22/2009· Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

Forensic Engineering Experts: Whiplash

By: Dr. Irving Ojalvo

A car is stopped for a light when it is unexpectedly rear-ended causing little or no damage to either vehicle. Nevertheless, the passengers of the struck vehicle complain of neck, shoulder and back pain. Insurance claim representatives, attorneys, medical, engineering and biomedical experts are then brought in and various conflicting allegations, testimony and opinions are expressed.

Featured resources

Studies
Studies in Applied Interpersonal...

by Michael T. Motley, PhD

The
The New Science of Overcoming...

by C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., MD

Healthcare
Healthcare Financial Operations...

by James W. Karling, Reed Tinsley, CPA, Joe Havens

Experts.com-No broker Movie Ad
Unicourt Logo Button

Follow us

linkedin logo youtube logo rss feed logo