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Coefficient of friction: Van sliding on asphalt





August 15, 2010

A Toyota Camry T-boned a Ford Expedition van and tipped it over. The van slid approximately 40 feet on its side. I cannot seem to find a coefficient of friction for steel on asphalt that would allow me to do even a rudimentary calculation of the van's speed at the beginning of the slide. Help.

Craig Gunsul
physicist - Walla Walla, Washington



August 23, 2010

I don't think anyone here is going to comment on what is obviously a situation where there may be serious litigation.

Most any tort lawyer will have available expert witnesses who can provide the opinions you need.

jeffrey holmes
Jeffrey Holmes, CEF
Spartanburg, South Carolina


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