Course detail

Forensic Engineering

FSI-QSIAcad. year: 2017/2018

This course makes students familiar with the rudiments of the theory of law, the Czech legal system and with the foundations and sources of criminal and civil law. In addition, it concerns with the Court experts and expertise in technical fields, in particular related to traffic and property assessment. Students will get the information on the legal system of the Czech Republic and rudimentary knowledge of the expertise and expert activities of an engineer.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course enables students to comprehend the sense of the institute of justice in the society and to have a clear idea of basic legal norms, which are needed for contemporary engineering practice.


Technical mechanics, elasticity and strength. Design of motor vehicles.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Brach, R. M., Brach, R. M. Vehicle Accident Analysis and Reconstruction Methods, Second Edition. SAE International, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-7680-3437-0
Brach, R. M., Brach, R. M. Vehicle Accident Analysis and Reconstruction Methods, Second Edition. SAE International, 2011. ISBN: 978-0-7680-3437-0
Bradáč a kol.: Soudní inženýrství.
Jelínek, Sovák: Trestní zákon a trestní řád.
Kohout, Horzinková: Živnostenský zákon.
Kolektiv autorů: Občanské právo.
Byčovský, Holub: Občanský zákoník.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Examination has both oral and written parts and verifies the acquired knowledge in the scope of presented issues.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of subject is to inform students of the content of the origins of constitutional law, penal code, civil rights, commercial and trade law and of activities of engineers as officially appointed experts in the are of road transport and property valuation.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance is not checked.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-P Master's

    branch M-ADI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Legal law and society, historical phylogenesis of law and state.
2. Basics terms of law theory, law branches.
3. Constitutional law of CR.
4. Material criminal law.
5. Procedural criminal law.
6. Material civil law.
7. Procedural civil law.
8. Commercial and trade law.
9. Law in engineering practise.
10. Methodology of evidence securing in expert and jurist activity.
11. Responsibility for imperfect products and deliveries, complaint procedures.
12. Basics of valuation methodology of property.
13. Basics of determination of equity level detriment, basics of methodology and analysis of traffic accidents.