TRAFFIC ACCIDENT RECONSTRUCTION
THE QUALIFICATION HAS THE FOLLOWING Subjects/Courses
Terminology, formulae and revision.
Understand the terminology and formulas used in traffic accident reconstruction.
Velocity, reaction time and skid marks.
Apply mathematical formulas to calculate velocity, reaction time from skid marks.
Uniformly acceleration motion.
Apply mathematical formulas to calculate velocity, time, distance and acceleration.
Speed determination from yaw marks.
Apply mathematical formulas to calculate speed from yaw marks.
Work, Force and Kinetic Energy.
Apply mathematical formulas to calculate work, force and kinetic energy.
Falling bodies and projectile motion analysis.
Apply mathematical formulas to calculate the speed of a vehicle then vaulted or flipped using projectile motion analysis.
Understand and apply trigonometry rules including sin cos and tan functions.
Conservation of momentum.
Calculate the speed of a vehicle involved in a straight line accident by using linear momentum formula.
90 Degree angle collisions.
Calculate the speed of both vehicles involved in a 90 degree angle collision at an intersection.
Component function and construction.
Analyze vehicle components function and construction. Practical inspection and component profile identification. Failure pattern identification.
ABS brake system function.
Analyze ABS brake system function. Test procedures. Practical ,Theoretical and data analysis
Traction control function.
Analyze traction control function and test procedures. Practical ,theoretical and data analysis
Electronic data systems.
Analyze Electronic data systems ECU air bag module and restraint sensor functions. Vehicle module systems in use.
On board data recording system.
Retrieve vehicle on board data recording system.
Analyze electronic data download information for the purpose of accident evidence.
The practical analysis of failure components :abused heavy vehicle brakes
Analyze tyre failures.
Analyze steering components.
Drive line failures.
Analyze drive line failures.
Electronic data retrieval.
Determine driver profile based on electronic data retrieval.
Vehicle control systems.
Analyze vehicle control systems. Failure profile
SANS minimum standards
Apply SANS minimum standards. Overview awareness