Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is offering free online course on Forensic Engineering: Learning from Failures. After taking this course applicants will have an understanding of failures and the investigation processes used to find their causes.
In this course, applicants will learn how to use the TU Delft mind-set to investigate the causes of such events so you can prevent them in the future. This course will start on October 17, 2017.
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Course At A Glance
Effort: 4 hours pw
Institution: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and edx
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Course Starts on October 17, 2017
Delft University of Technology is the largest and oldest technological university in the Netherlands. Our research is inspired by the desire to increase fundamental understanding, as well as by societal challenges. We encourage our students to be independent thinkers so they will become engineers capable of solving complex problems.
About This Course
This course is most useful for:
- Students who want to familiarize themselves with forensic engineering
- Building, aeronautical, biomechanical designers and engineers
- Forensic investigators, police, legal and insurance professionals
- Professionals from municipalities, government agencies or clients who are asked to perform internal forensic investigations
Why Take This Course?
This course has been designed by TU Delft’s international experts on safety issues, failure investigations and forensics. Arjo Loeve, Michiel Schuurman and Karel Terwel are members of the TU Delft Forensics community, the Delft Safety & Security Institute and the CLHC Expertise Center for Forensic Science and Medicine.
- The basic steps in a forensic investigation
- Essential forensic engineering methods and techniques
- How to apply the TU Delft Forensic Engineering mind-set in the fields of Building Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering and Biomechanical Engineering
- Ways to develop a positive attitude and the right mind-set to learn from failures
Karel C. Terwel
Karel is Assistant Professor of Structural Design and Safety in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at TU Delft and Coordinator of Structural Safety at Delft Safety and Security Institute.
Michiel is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at TU Delft and is lecturer in the Forensic Engineering Masters course. As a former senior Air Safety Investigator working for the Dutch Safety Board, he has over 10 years‘ experience of aircraft accident investigation. During that time he was involved in the investigation of various major commercial and general aviation accidents in the Netherlands and around the world.
Arjo is a tenured lecturer in the Biomechanical Engineering department of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at TU Delft. He is also a coordinator of the Co van Ledden Hulsebosch Center for forensic science and medicine. Arjo has been doing research on, lecturing about and coordinating graduation projects on clinical technology since 2006 and on Engineering
Secondary school (high school)
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