Articles

A Look into Tractor Trailer Collisions
A Look into Tractor Trailer Collisions
09.15.2022
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A Look into the Construction Industry
A Look into the Construction Industry
07.21.2022
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The Power of Safety: A Look Into Premises Liability
The Power of Safety: A Look Into Premises Liability
06.21.2022
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Identifying Pedal Misapplication Behavior Using Event Data Recorders
Identifying Pedal Misapplication Behavior Using Event Data Recorders
04.28.2022
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Validation of Vehicle Speed Analysis Utilizing the iNPUT-ACE Camera Match Overlay Tool
Validation of Vehicle Speed Analysis Utilizing the iNPUT-ACE Camera Match Overlay Tool
04.06.2022
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Validation of Utilizing a Self-Propelled Crash Sled to Simulate Occupant Accelerations in Minor Rear-End Impacts
Validation of Utilizing a Self-Propelled Crash Sled to Simulate Occupant Accelerations in Minor Rear-End Impacts
03.29.2022
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The Power of Data Collection
The Power of Data Collection
11.08.2021
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The Power of Smartphones in the Field
The Power of Smartphones in the Field
10.20.2021
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THE POWER OF A WELL-DESIGNED ANIMATION
THE POWER OF A WELL-DESIGNED ANIMATION
10.20.2021
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News

BRT Rebrands as Aperture
08.01.2022
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VA Forensics Rebrands as Aperture
03.01.2022
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WEXCO Rebrands as Aperture
03.01.2022
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American Bio Engineers Rebrands as Aperture
03.01.2022
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Scientific Analysis, Inc. Rebrands as Aperture
01.03.2022
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Aperture announces the purchase of Biomechanical Research & Testing, LLC
12.31.2021
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Aperture Announces the Acquisition of American Bio Engineers
07.12.2021
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Aperture announces the acquisition of VA Forensics, LLC
12.22.2020
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Aperture Announces the Acquisition of Scientific Analysis, Inc.
08.10.2020
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Trinity Hunt Partners Announces Acquisition of WEXCO International
08.07.2019
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Research

2019

Furbish, C., Welcher, J., Brink, J., Jones, B. et al., "Occupant Kinematics and Loading in Low Speed Lateral Impacts," SAE Technical Paper 2019-01-1027, 2019, https://doi.org/10.4271/2019-01-1027.

Carpenter, N. and Welcher, J., "Inter-Vehicular Sliding Friction and Crush Energy Losses in Impulse Momentum Planar Collision," SAE Technical Paper 2019-01-0422, 2019, https://doi.org/10.4271/2019-01-0422.

2018

Grimes C, Roescher T, Suway J, Welcher J, “Comparing the Accuracy of Image Based Scanning Techniques to Laser Scanners,” Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) World Congress and Exhibition, 2018, SAE Paper No. 2018-01-0525

2016

Suway, J. and Welcher, J., "A Quantitative Method for Accurately Depicting Still Photographs or Video of a Night-Time Scene Utilizing Equivalent Contrast," SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1463, 2016, doi:10.4271/2016-01-1463.

2015

Vandiver, W., Anderson, R., Ikram, I., Randles, B., and Furbish, C., "Analysis of Crash Data from a 2012 Kia Soul Event Data Recorder," SAE Technical Paper 2015-01-1445, 2015, doi:10.4271/2015-01-1445.

Suway, J. and Welcher, J., "Retroreflective DOT-C2 Tape Performance in Relation to Observation and Entrance Angle - A Real World Study," SAE Technical Paper 2015-01-1432, 2015, doi:10.4271/2015-01-1432.

Suway, J. and Welcher, J., "Quantifying Retroreflective DOT-C2 Tape Performance using a Retroreflectometer," SAE Technical Paper 2015-01-1429, 2015, doi:10.4271/2015-01-1429.

2014

Anderson, R. and Furbish, C., “Forces in Vehicle Side-view Mirror Collisions,” Proceedings of the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Volume 20, 2014.

Randles, B., Voss, D., Ikram, I., Furbish, C., Welcher, J., and Szabo, T., "Acceleration Testing and Modeling of Vehicle Kinematics Under Idle Conditions," SAE Int. J. Trans. Safety 2(2):240-256, 2014, doi:10.4271/2014-01-0484.

2013

Popovich, J.M., Jr., Welcher, J.B., Hedman, T.P., Tawackoli, W., Anand, N., Chen, T.C., and Kulig, K. (2013). Lumbar facet joint and intervertebral disc loading during simulated frontal plane pelvic obliquity. The Spine Journal. [published online ahead of print May 21, 2013].

Vandiver, W., Ikram, I., and Randles, B., “Validation and Use of EDR Data from a Non-CDR Supported Vehicle in a Criminal Prosecution,” Collision Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 1, Spring 2013.

Vandiver, W., Ikram, I., and Randles, B., "Accuracy of Pre-Crash Speed Recorded in 2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Event Data Recorders," SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-1263, 2013, doi:10.4271/2013-01-1263.