Introduction to forensic engineering
Introduction to forensic engineering

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Introduction to forensic engineering

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • analyse the cause of failures in polymer products

  • recognise safety-critical polymer components in products

  • describe different failure modes, using conceptual and engineering diagrams, such as fault-tree analysis diagrams

  • distinguish between non-specification features and defects in polymer products. Suggest ways of reducing the effects of defects

  • extract key information from standards, specifications, codes of practice, or technical literature and apply that information to product failures.

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