030-0084/01 – Forensic engineering (SI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Fire ProtectionCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Šárka Kročová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Šárka Kročová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KRO04 doc. Ing. Šárka Kročová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 1+1
Combined Credit and Examination 8+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The objective of the subject is to make the students familiar with the significance of forensic engineering and expert opinions in the conditions of legislative regulations in the Czech Republic. Based on the knowledge acquired at lectures and the study of compulsory and recommended literature, they will obtain sufficient input knowledge for reducing error hazards during the construction of buildings, complexes of buildings and subsequent civil and legal disputes.

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

Students will be familiarized with the historical development of legal expertise and expert activities in the present, including the adaptation of expert activities in the CR, expert fields. The appointment of experts, expert leadership journal, the performance of expert activity. Provisions for filing an expert report, the fullness of documents for submission of the report, technical acceptability of materials. The concept of evidence and the general principles of its security, measurement, report, film and video documentation, sampling, inspection, requirements expert opinion, finding, opinion and concept. System approach and logical matrix engineering in court. Number of probability theory and error probability in the expert assessment, marketing expert opinion in the calculations, using computer programs. Legally engineering comparisons, analysis of events in time and space, Method reverse unwinding happening correspondence damage, method of narrowing limits.

Compulsory literature:

Kenneth L. Carper (ed.): Forensic Engineering, Second Edition; Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN-13: 978-0849374845

Recommended literature:

Raddall K. Noon: Forensic Engineering Investigation, ISBN-13: 978-0849309113

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Processing of the given topic, written and oral presentation.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction, terms, terminology, and their explanation, history of forensic engineering, current expert activities in the Czech Republic. 2. Regulations concerning expert activities in the Czech Republic, www.justice.cz, fields of expert activities and expert appointment. 3. Legal regulations – laws on expert activities from the end of World War II up to now and follow-up regulations. 4. Current versions of acts and regulations concerning expert activities, bill on experts and interpreters, work according to law. 5. Designation of an expert for opinion submission, completeness of documentation for expert opinion submission, technical acceptability of documentation. Term “evidence” and general principles for its securing, 6. Measurement, protocol, film documentation and video-record, sampling, survey, essentials of expert opinion, finding, expert opinion and its concept. 7. Scientific methods in forensic engineering, system approach and logical matrices in forensic engineering. Probability calculus and theory of errors. 8. Probability in expert assessment, presentation of calculations in the expert opinion, application of computer programs. 9. Forensic engineering comparison, time-space analysis of events. 10. Method of retrospective unfolding of events, damage correspondence, method of narrowing of limits. 11. Risk analysis. Determination of building construction damage and defects. 13. Determination of amount of damage caused by fire and natural disaster. 14. Concluding lecture – discussion.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30  16
        Examination Examination 70  35
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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2018/2019 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (N3908) Fire Protection and Industrial Safety (3908T005) Engineering Safety of Persons and Property K Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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