Delta-V Experts prides itself on it's employees' contributions to engineering and scientific knowledge. Employees contribute to textbooks and write many articles and papers that are presented at major safety conferences worldwide. Some of these publications have been made available for download:

Articles

Delta-V Experts experts are often asked to provide safety and crash related commentary in the media and industry publications. A selection of these articles and interviews may be found below:

Conference/Technical Papers

Delta-V Experts staff have internationally published papers as well as presented papers at numerous conferences. Some of these papers are:

  • FarmSafe 2014, Launceston, Tasmania, 15 & 16 October 2014, 'Simulation and Analysis of Quad Bike Rider Risk of Being Traumatically or Mechanically Asphyxiated as a Result of a Rollover' - Dr Shane Richardson presented on behalf of Delta-V Experts. Co-Authors: Andreas Sandvik, Tia Gaffney, Nikola Josevski, Wei Pei (Tandy) Pok and Blake Winter. 
  • 22nd EVU, European Association of Accident Research and Analysis (Florence, Italy), 'Simulation and Analysis of Quad Bike Rollovers using PC-CRASH to Evaluate Alternative Safety Systems', S. Richardson, A. Sandvik, C. Jones, T. Orton, N. Josevski, T. Pok and T. Emmett, Paper EVU 2013-23
  • 23rd International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (Seoul, South Korea), ‘Simulation of Quad Bike (ATV) Rollovers using PC-Crash to Evaluate Alternative Safety Systems’, S. Richardson, T Orton, A. Sandvik, C Jones, N Josevski and W. P. Pok, Paper 13-0286
  • 23rd International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (Seoul, South Korea), 'The Comparative Testing of Single and Double Ride Height Control Valve Suspension Control Systems ', S. Richardson, A. Sandvik, C Jones, N Josevski, W. P. Pok and T Orton, Paper 13-0292
  • Japan Society of Automotive Engineers 2013 Annual Spring Congress (Yokohama, Japan) 'Examination of Motor Vehicle Hail Damage Assessment Methods', A. Sandvik, C. Jones, N. Josevski, T. Pok, T. Orton, S. Richardson, T. Emmett and J. Josevski, paper 498-20135230
  • Japan Society of Automotive Engineers 2013 Annual Spring Congress (Yokohama, Japan) 'Testing and Reconstruction of Pedestrian, Cyclist and Motorcyclist Run-Over Collisions with Vehicles', T. Orton S. Richardson, A. Sandvik, N. Josevski, paper 315-20135208
  • Japan Society of Automotive Engineers 2013 Annual Spring Congress (Yokohama, Japan) 'Analysis of the Time and Distance it takes for Tyre Marks to become Visible after Full Brake Application', N. Josevski, A Sandvik, T. Orton, T. Pok, C. Jones, S. Richardson, T. Emmett and J. Josevski, paper 317-20135230
  • 8th Australian Road Engineering & Management Conference (Melbourne, Australia) 'Pole Protection: What Can Be Done?' S. Richardson, N Josevski, W. P. Pok, A Sandvik, C Jones and T. Orton
  • IEEE Engineering in Medical and Biology Society Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (Langkawi, Malaysia) 'Evaluation of Vehicle Interior Head Impacts for the Forensic Analysis of MAIS Head Injury Risk', T. Orton, S. Richardson, A. Magennis, N. Josevski, T. Pok, A. Sandvick, C. Jones, T. Emmett, T. Clingin and S. Li
  • 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 7) (Adelaide, Australia) 'Literature review of pedestrian injury severity with vehicle impact speeds and the development of curves to predict pedestrian injury likelihood (AIS 1 to AIS 6) versus vehicle impact speeds', T. Pok, N. Josevski, T. L. Orton, A. Sandvik, C. Jones and S. Richardson
  • Society of Automotive Engineers 2012 Heavy Truck Handling, Dynamics and Control Symposium (Greenville, USA) 'The Comparative Testing of a Single and Double Ride Height Control Valve Suspension Control Systems', S. Richardson, M. Vaughan, N. Josevski, T. Pok, A. Sandvik, T. Orton
  • 2012 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress (Detroit, USA) 'A Review of Critical Speed Yaw Mark Research', S. Richardson, T. Orton, N. Josevski, T. Pok, A. Sandvik and C. Jones, SAE paper 2012-01-0600
  • 2012 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress (Detroit, USA) 'The Development of the Current Australian Satutaroy Write-Off Criteria for Damaged Vehicle Repair', S. Richardson, G. Hughes, T. Pok, N. Josevski, A. Sandvik, T. Orton and C. Jones, SAE paper 2012-01-0576
  • ICrash 2010, (Washington D.C., USA) 'Rollover Protective Structural Criteria for Heavy Trucks', S. Richardson, G. Rechnitzer, S. A. Batzer, C. K. Thorbole, S. Crocker, D. Salikram, T. Pok, N. Josevski and A. Short
  • Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, May 2009, 'Interface Design: The Next Major Advance in Road Safety', G. Rechnitzer, S. Richardson, A. Short and M Shifman
  • 2009 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress (Detroit, USA) 'Development of Rollover Protective Structures for Mining Light Vehicles', S. Richardson, G. Rechnitzer, T. Orton, M. Shifman, S. Crocker, A. Ramharuk, C. Jones and P. Indurjit, SAE Paper 2009-01-0831
  • Chapter 140 for 'Expert Evidence'; Ed. Freckelton I. and Selby H., Thomson Reuters, NSW, Australia, Update 46, 2008 "Traffic Accidents Investigation Analysis and Reconstruction", G. Rechnitzer, S. Richardson, A. Short A and T. Orton
  • 2nd Local Road Safety & Traffic Engineering Conference (Queensland, Australia), 'Pedestrian Safety – A Challenging Task', G. Rechnitzer, T. Orton, M. Shifman and S. Richardson
  • 2nd Local Road Safety & Traffic Engineering Conference (Queensland, Australia), 'Litigation and Investigation Issues, a Forensic Engineering Viewpoint', G. Rechnitzer, M. Shifman M and S. Richardson
  • 2008 ICrash Conference (Kyoto, Japan), 'Design and testing of effective Rollover Protective Structures for Light Vehicles', S. Richardson, G. Rechnitzer, T. Orton, M. Shifman, R, Zou and S. Crocker
  • Safety In Action Conference 2007 (Melbourne, Australia), 'Systematic Causes Of Transport And Impact Trauma And Countermeasures', G. Rechnitzer, S. Richardson, T. Orton, M. Shifman A Short and W. Smith
  • Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety – November 2006 Vol 17 No 4, 'Simulation of vehicle lateral side impacts with poles to estimate crush and impact speed characteristics', S. Richardson, R.H. Grzebieta, T. Jiang, and G. Rechnitzer
  • 2006 ICrash Conference (Athens, Greece), 'The determination of seatbelt wearing in crashes with high intrusion: load marks and belt wearing issues', R. Grzebieta, A. Short, G. Rechnitzer, M. Bambach and S. Richardson
  • 2006 ICrash Conference (Athens, Greece), 'Rollover Crash safety: Characteristics and issues', D. Young, R. Grzebieta, G. Rechnitzer, M. Bambach and S. Richardson
  • Precedent Issue 73 March/April 2006, 'CRASH information for litigation – what's NEEDED', G. Rechnitzer, S. Richardson and R. Grzebieta
  • 19th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (Washington, USA), 'Rear Seated Occupant Safety in Frontal Impacts', R. Zou, R. Grzebieta and S. Richardson
  • Australasian College of Road Safety Yearbook, 'Rollover: One Of The Road Safety Problems That Is Not Being Addressed', S Richardson
  • Safety in Australia. 'How to Reduce the Road Toll', G. Rechnitzer, R. Grzebieta and S. Richardson
  • 2004 ICrash Conference (San Francisco, USA), 'Vehicle lateral side impacts with poles, a review and analysis', S. Richardson, T. Jiang, R. Grzebieta and G. Rechnitzer
  • 2004 ICrash Conference (San Francisco, USA), 'Tank Instructor Module Crash Simulation', R. Zou R. Grzebieta and S. Richardson
  • 2004 ICrash Conference (San Francisco, USA), 'Crashworthiness Improvements For Light And Heavy Rail - Lessons Learnt From Crash Investigations', G. Rechnitzer, A. McIntosh, S. Richardson, R. Grzebieta and J. Jariae
  • 18th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (Nagoya, Japan), 'A Methodology for Estimating Vehicle Rollover Propensity', S. Richardson, R. Grzebieta and G. Rechnitzer
  • 18th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (Nagoya, Japan), 'Review of Car Frontal Stiffness Equations for estimating Vehicle Impact Velocities', T. Jiang, R. Grzebieta, G. Rechnitzer, X. Zhao and S. Richardson
  • 2002 ICrash Conference (Melbourne, Australia), 'An Advanced Methodology for Estimating Vehicle Rollover Propensity', S. Richardson, G. Rechnitzer, R. Grzebieta and E. Hoareau
  • 2002 ICrash Conference (Melbourne, Australia), 'Proposal for a dynamic Roll Over Protective System Test', S. Richardson, R. Grzebieta and G. Rechnitzer
  • 2002 ICrash Conference (Melbourne, Australia), 'Specifying and evaluating safety performance requirements in fleet and specialist vehicles', G. Rechnitzer, S. Richardson and G. Jamieson
  • 2001: Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference (Melbourne, Australia), 'Evaluation and Testing of police Vehicles for Rollover Stability', G. Rechnitzer, S. Richardson, E. Hoareau and N Deveson
  • Society of Automotive Engineers TOPTEC (TOPical TEChnical) Symposium on Military and Emergency Vehicle Safety (San Francisco, USA), 'Crashworthiness Developments in the Australian Army', S. Richardson
  • 17th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 'Proposed four ¼ turn metric to simulate rollover crashes', S. Richardson, R. Grzebieta and P. Bellion
  • Society of Automotive Engineers – Australia, 1999 Young Engineers Conference (Melbourne, Australia), 'Development of a 4x4 Rollover Protective Structure Performance Requirement', S. Richardson
  • International Journal of Crashworthiness, Vol 4 Issue 3. 'Development of a side facing seat and seat belt system for the Australian Army Perentie 4x4' S. Richardson, R. Grzebieta and R. Zou
  • Australian MADYMO Users Meeting (Melbourne, Australia), 'Occupant Protection in Side Facing Seats', R. Zou, S. Richardson and R. Grzebieta
  • Society of Automotive Engineers TOPTEC (TOPical TEChnical) Symposium on Military Vehicle Safety (San Francisco, USA), 'Crashworthiness Developments in the Australian Army', S. Richardson
  • AIRIL 97 (Brisbane, Australia), 'The development of a side facing seating system for the safe carriage of troops in the rear of military vehicles', S. Richardson
  • AIRIL 97 (Brisbane, Australia), 'MADYMO modelling of the TRANSAFE seat for reducing Side Impact injuries in the Perentie 4x4 Troop Carrier', R. Grzebieta, R. Zou and S. Richardson
  • Monash Industry Geomechanics and Structures Symposium (Melbourne, Australia), 'Roll Over Protective Structures for the safe carriage of troops in the rear of military vehicles', S. Richardson and R. Grzebieta
  • Assessing Potential Risks Faced by Road Authorities and Councils from Road AccidentsAssessing Potential Risks Faced by Road Authorities and Councils from Road Accidents - Presented at the 2nd Local Road Safety and Traffic Engineering Conference, August 2008 (reproduced in ROADS Magazine)
  • Crashworthy Systems - A Paradigm Shift in Road Safety Design - Transport Engineering in Australia, IEAust, Vol.5, No.2, Dec. 1999
  • Crashworthy Systems A Paradigm Shift in Road Safety Design (Part II) - Transport Engineering in Australia, IEAust, Vol. 7, Nos. 1&2, Dec 2001 (Recipient of 2003 Warren Medal by the Institution of Engineers Australia)
  • Simulation of Truck Rear Underrun Barrier Impact  Presented by Dr George Rechnitzer, Dr Roger Zou and Dr Raphael Grzebieta at ESV 17, June 2001
  • Role of Design in OH&S - Presented by Dr George Rechnitzer at the Safety in Action Conference, 2001
  • Tram Interface Crashworthiness - Dr George Rechnitzer, Dr Raphael Grzebieta, 2000
  • Applying First Principles for the Design of Crashworthy Systems for Road Safety - Presented by Dr George Rechnitzer at the
    Road Safety Research, Policing and Education 2000 Conference, Brisbane, QLD, November 26-28, 2000.
    George Rechnitzer
    Road Safety Research, Policing and Education 2000 Conference, Brisbane, QLD, November 26-28, 2000