2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    Jul 21, 2019  
2009-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FOR 622 - Forensic Engineering I

Introduction to the field of forensic engineering, and the first of a two-course sequence. Basic engineering relevant to failure analysis and root cause assessment, including the failure of complex systems is discussed. Other topics covered include: concepts of stress, strain, and fatigue, buildings and structures and their performance when faced with natural and manmade extreme forces. Automotive engineering, crashes and component and systems failures, aircraft failure and fire and explosion analyses are also covered.
3 credits