Automotive Fire Analysis

Automotive Fire Analysis

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Automotive Fire Analysis: An Engineering Approach points out the common problems with the way automotive fires are investigated. This book will show you what to look for when investigating arson, how to tell the difference between flame-resistant plastics and the plastics that look identical but are flammable, what types of flammable liquids are in cars and how they burn, and much more. Also covered is the important topic of the engineer in the courtroom and has valuable tips for any engineer who is testifying as an expert witness. It contains useful information on proper investigation techniques, scene photography and forensic tools. Click on the book title for more informationThe purpose of this is to shorten the catalytic converter light-off time by forcing the engine to create extremely hot exhaust ... As of the date of this study, GM does not use the cold start/full retard adaptive strategy on any of their models. ... engine, the average operating temperature after the engine is warm is approximately 2, 000a€“ 2, 300o F. If combustion chamber ... engine overheat conditions provided that the communication system is intact enough to retrieve any operating fault codes.

Title:Automotive Fire Analysis
Author:Gregory J. Barnett
Publisher:Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company - 2004


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