Art. 01 – Vol. 21 – No. 1 – 2011
Abstract: This article presents the main ecuations (validated at the world level) of the REC-TEC Platinium software subrutine (software dedicated to road accident reconstruction), used for computing the speed of a car at the moment of its impact with a pedestrian crossing the street.
Key Words: launch speed, throw distance, vault, coefficient of friction, brake deceleration.