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Motorcycle Reconstruction
Spokane County Sheriff's Office Training Center
6011 North Chase Road
Newman Lake, WA 99205

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Monday, May 02, 2022, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, May 04, 2022, 5:00 PM PDT
Category: Events

The Motorcycle Collision Reconstruction course equips the analyst with a firm understanding of motorcycle dynamics and current reconstruction techniques through deep review of literature, sample evidence, and exercises. The following topics are covered: Introduction to motorcycle crash causation, motorcycle anatomy, and specification research, review of kinematics including units, conversions, and derivations of basic equations, fundamentals of motorcycle dynamics (geometry, stability, steering, weight transfer, suspension, etc.), motorcycle inspection, rider perception-response time, braking systems and rider performance, introduction to Excel for collision reconstruction, dynamics of swerving and rider performance, acceleration behavior, calculations, and gearing analysis, sliding friction for downed motorcycles, analysis of wheelbase reduction for determination of impact speed, angular momentum, rider and pillion vault analysis, event data recorders and dataloggers, simulation analyses for impact speed determination, Monte Carlo analysis to determine confidence in speed ranges.

Contact: [email protected]