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Course detail

Forensic engineering - general metodology

Course unit code: FAST-ZQ61
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: optional
Level of course unit: Doctoral (3rd cycle)
Year of study: 2
Semester: winter
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Not applicable.
Mode of delivery:
20 % face-to-face, 80 % distance learning
Prerequisites:
Are not specified.
Co-requisites:
Not applicable.
Recommended optional programme components:
Not applicable.
Course contents (annotation):
Activity of experts (history, present regulations, subject practicing expert activity)
Discharge of the expert activity:
Prime acts of the expert, expert’s share in a proof detention,
scheme of the expert evidence and expertise,
systematic complex concept of the experts evidence and expertise (systematic analysis of the accident’s process, array of hypotheses, array of traces, array of reflection, array of the damage equivalence, application of the logic rules, presumption of innocence in the application of the technical analysis),
methods of expert’s analysis (reverse calculation method of the accident process, method of narrowing of the limits, analysis of the processes in the time and space, law and engineering confrontation, analysis of the break down),
application of regulations in the expert evidence, probability in the expertise,
specificity of the expert activity in the individual sorts of proceeding (criminal, civil, administrative),
teamwork at expertise,
expert activity experience, expert evidence defects.
Introduction to special methodology of forensic engineering (civil engineering, mechanical engineering, analysis of traffic accidents, evaluation of property, assessment of financial damage).
Recommended or required reading:
Not applicable.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Not applicable.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:
Not applicable.
Language of instruction:
Czech
Work placements:
Not applicable.
Course curriculum:
1. Activity of experts (history, present regulations, subject practicing experts activity),
2. prime acts of the expert, expert’s share in a proof detention,
3. scheme of the experts evidence and expertise,
4. systematic complex concept of the experts evidence and expertise (systematic analysis of the accident’s process, array of hypotheses, array of traces, array of reflection, array of the damage equivalence),
5. application of the logic rules in the forensic engineering, presumption of innocence in the application of the technical analysis,
6. methods of expert’s analysis (reverse calculation method of the accident process, method of the narrowing of the limits, analysis of the processes in the time and space, law and engineering confrontation, analysis of the break down),
7. application of regulations in expert evidence, probability in the expertise,
8. specificity of the expert activity in the individual sorts of proceeding (criminal, civil, administrative),
9. teamwork at expertise,
10. expert activity experience, expert evidence defects,
11. introduction to special methodology of forensic engineering – cause of the defect and disturbance, expert activity in civil engineering,
12. expert activity in mechanical engineering, analysis of traffic accidents
13. property valuation, assessment of financial damage.
Aims:
Specifications of the forensic experts activities, the way of the experts activities execution.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit:

Lecture: 39 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: doc. Ing. Aleš Vémola, Ph.D.

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