Introduction to Forensic Engineering

Introduction to Forensic Engineering

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Forensic engineering is generally defined as the application of engineering principles and methodology to answer questions of fact that may have legal ramifications. This new book provides an introduction to the science, methodology, and engineering principles involved in the diagnosis of some common types of accidents and failures, such as fires, explosions, automobile accidents, storm damage, industrial accidents, slips and falls, arson, water pipe damage and more. Each chapter stands alone and can be read without reference to the others. The chapters have been written so that non-technical professionals can easily digest the information and immediately apply it. The book will also be useful to technical professionals who are unfamiliar with particular investigative methodology or technical points of interest. Introduction to Forensic Engineering will benefit lawyers, insurance investigators, engineers, and other professionals who must handle investigative and legal aspects of accidents or failures.In order to arrest the short, the fuses on the service pole had to open. The shorting occurred in new wiring which had been recently installed from the meter box to the fuse box. The location of the initial shorting, just on the inside of the incominganbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Forensic Engineering
Author:Randall K. Noon
Publisher:CRC Press - 1992-09-03


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