Hi Im trying to simulate a car crash scenario mathematically and come up with reasonable numbers for a project. The problem is I do the calculations and everything seems mathematically correct but the numbers seem weird.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I simulated an 80 kg passanger in a car crash that was going 20 m/s and the car has crumple zones of .5 m, the seatbelts streatch 20 cm, and the airbag+seatbelt area on the driver is .2 m^2

After doing the calculations I got numbers which seem high but I dont know, considering this is a pretty fast crash here.

I got pressure on the driver of 114285 pascals, with an acceleration of about 300 m/s.

Area these numbers ridiculously high and I did something wrong, or do they seem about right considering the scenario?

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# Homework Help: Car crash scenario

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