Forensic Engineering: Learn to Investigate Engineering Failure Fundamentals

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Forensic Engineering: Learn to Investigate Engineering Failure Fundamentals

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updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

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Course Description

Forensics is the application of engineering concepts to resolve faults or other performance issues according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. Forensic engineering also constitutes evidence to a court of law on the conclusions of these investigations. The results of the failure may give rise to a criminal or civil law case.

Brief Overview:

Why do products fail and who finds out why? Don't miss out on positive mistakes! Identify the causes of the failure and make use of this information to reduce accidents. In this course, Certified forensic engineering Investigation-foundation we enter the complex world of forensic engineering and examine how forensic engineer analyse product failure. From investigating a large structure to determining the reasons behind the failures in medical products, you will understand how the truth can be established. Also, what are the key steps, method and role of forensic engineer. By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of forensic engineering investigation and prepare the investigation report.

Course Highlights:

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Analyse the cause of failures in engineering products

  • Recognize critical components of failure

  • Understand the role, method and techniques used by a forensic engineer

  • Find technical documents and product specification

  • Accumulate data from various sources. Data collection ranging from online to overview of field investigations.

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

  • Reporting findings about the most likely causes and consequences

  • Draft an re-verifiable report of your investigation.

What is the Average Salary of an Forensic Engineer?

The salary for a forensic engineer varies based on the location. Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+. As with most professions, those who have more experience can expect to earn more than newcomers to the field.

What is the skill set required to be an Forensic Engineer?

Curiosity, communication, problem solving, scientific approach and Critical Thinking Skills.

Who is preferred by the companies?

Some employers give priority to candidates with voluntary professional certification.

What is typical job description of an Forensic Engineer?

Engineers are problem solvers who use the math and science concepts to plan, design and build solutions to make things work better. Engineers are required in any conceivable sector. Forensic engineers are skilled engineers who research non-existent materials, devices, tools, structures and products that don't work as they were intended to or fail to function entirely.

They often provide written or oral evidence in legal proceedings concerning their conclusions or expert opinions.

Project Works (Prepare and analyse): 

  • Prepare a comprehensive report on Engineering Failure (Report Writing)
  • Case Study on Forensic Engineering Failure


What will you learn in this course:

  • Forensic Investigation
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Engineering Investigation
  • Steps by Step method of Investigation
  • Real Life Sample Case
  • Preparing Report and Findings


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • No Pre-requisites
Forensic Engineering: Learn to Investigate Engineering Failure Fundamentals


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Forensic Engineering
11 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction to Forensic Engineering 01:02 01:02
  • play icon Components of Forensic Engineering 03:16 03:16
  • play icon Application of Forensic Engineering 01:32 01:32
  • play icon Role of the Forensic Engineer 03:28 03:28
  • play icon SOP: Standard Operating Procedure-I 02:11 02:11
  • play icon SOP: Standard Operating Procedure-II 03:03 03:03
  • play icon FEI Life Cycle of an Engineering Product 03:25 03:25
  • play icon FE Stage II 00:51 00:51
  • play icon FEI Stage III and IV 02:06 02:06
  • play icon FEI Steps in Forensic Engineering 06:14 06:14
  • play icon FEI Methods in Forensic Engineering 10:38 10:38
Projects, Case Studies of Real Life Events...
3 Lectures

Instructor Details

Prakash Prasad

Prakash Prasad

Author is a member of the Cyber Crime Investigation Faculty, Cyber Forensic Analyst, Business Coach, Investment Banker and a Researcher. He has authored four plus books on Cyber Law, Digital Currency, Bitcoin, Blockchain and Cyber Crime Awareness. He contributes to Magazines of International Repute. 

In the last 2 decades, He has trained thousands of participants working in various sectors including the leading LEA, regulatory bodies, police officers, tax investigators, corporate investigators, intelligence analysts, fraud analysts, journalists, investigators and leading universities about Private Investigations, Cryptocurrency Forensics, Social Media Investigation, Payment Fraud Investigation, E-commerce Security, Financial Markets and Products,Business Skills, Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Data Fraud Forensics, Design Thinking, Public Administration, Life Skills, Law, Psychology, Banking Fundamentals, Advance Banking concepts, Foreign Exchange, International Banking, Risk Management, Compliance, Fraud Analysis, Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, FinTech, Innovative Technology(Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, AI, AR, VR, Robotics, IoT, Quantum Computing), Asset & Liability Management and Business Analytics.

He has also presented at a number of international cybersecurity conferences on the topic of cyber crime, bank frauds, financial scams, cyber security, AML, Blockchain, Dark Web, OSINT and conducting live investigations.

His mission is to make the course accessible and easy. Most of his courses will teach you what you haven't learned in school, college or at your workplace.


Some of his accords...

  • Man-of-Substance - ASCL
  • CyberTask Force - Govt. of India 
  • Best Teacher of the Year - Association of Universities
  • Top Writer on Quora
  • Open Source Intel (OSINT)
  • Finovate Award - ICAI
  • Banking Fraud and Cyber Law - GLC
  • Award Wining Investment Banker
  • Usable Security - University of Maryland


He teach: 

Certificate in Fintech Regulatory Compliance (CFRC)™

Certified Program in Anti Money laundering Professional (CPMP)™

Executive Program in Fintech Law ™

Certified Blockchain Security Analyst (CBSA)

Certified Social Media Intelligence Examiner (CSMIE)

Certified Patent Analyst (CPA+)

Certified Trademark Analyst (CTA)

Certified Copyright Analyst (CCA)

IS-011: Certified Private Investigator (Level 1)

IS-033: Document & Handwriting Forensics Investigation

CS-12: Certificate Course in DeFi (Decentralized Finance)

IS-044: Smart Contract Hacking & Security

Crypto-asset Compliance Professional (CAMP)™

Website: Cyber School

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