Review of: Forensic Engineering Investigation

    Volume 47, Issue 3 (May 2002)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 May 2002

    Page Count: 1


    Batterman, S
    Consultants Associates, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ

    Abstract

    This book appears to be a sequel, or expanded version, of Mr. Noon's previous book, Introduction to Forensic Engineering, which was previously reviewed in JFS, Vol. 40, No. 1, p. 152. The current book is divided into 23 chapters, and is arranged as follows: Chapter 1—Introduction Chapter 2—Wind Damage to Residential Structures Chapter 3—Lightning Damage to Well Pumps Chapter 4—Evaluating Blasting Damage Chapter 5—Building Collapse Due to Roof Leakage Chapter 6—Putting Machines and People Together Chapter 7—Determining the Point of Origin of a Fire Chapter 8—Electrical Shorting Chapter 9—Explosions Chapter 10—Determining the Point of Ignition of an Explosion Chapter 11—Arson and Incendiary Fires Chapter 12—Simple Skids Chapter 13—Simple Vehicular Falls Chapter 14—Vehicle Performance Chapter 15—Momentum Methods Chapter 16—Energy Methods Chapter 17—Curves and Turns Chapter 18—Visual Perception and Motorcycle Accidents Chapter 19—Interpreting Lamp Filament Damages Chapter 20—Automotive Fires Chapter 21—Hail Damage Chapter 22—Blaming Brick Freeze-Thaw Deterioration on Hail Chapter 23—Management's Role in Accidents and Catastrophic Events


    Paper ID: JFS2001417

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS2001417

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