Car safety

Car safety

A teaching resource provided by R S.

Resource Description

Title slide plus 23 slides

Stopping distance (thinking distance plus braking distance)
Graphical treatment of the effects of different speeds and driver reaction times (animated)
The effect of speed on thinking and braking distances (animated)
Factors which affect stopping distance
Safety features (seat belts, air bags and crumple zones)
Calculations of passenger compartment deceleration with and without the benefit of a crumple zone

Resource Files

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car safety.pptx
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Microsoft Powerpoint 2.7MB

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About the Author

Teacher (retired)
I taught physics and electronics for over 30 years, mainly at A level in sixth form colleges. Quite a few years ago I wrote several physics books and contributed to others, it was so long ago I am sure they must all be out of print. In addition I have worked for the OU in the past and still do some examining work.

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