Sveučilište u Zagrebu
Course: Fibres in Forensic Science
Teachers in charge Ph. D. Edita VujasinoviŠ, Prof.
Study Textile Science and Technology - postgraduate
Course summary 30
Knowledge verification preliminary exam, writing exam, oral exam
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type laboratory practice
Subject content Introduction to the forensic science and forensic examination of fibres and hair. A proper acts and procedures of fibres treatment from the crime scene to the laboratory (crime scene assessment and processing, evidence collection techniques and storage, avoiding contamination, protocols of fibre examination). Details in forensic analysis of fibres (review of the structural peculiarities for the each individual fibre and hair, the tasks of forensic fibre microscopy, instruments and technology needed to establish fibres/hair origin and identity). Interpretation of fibres evidence and their signification in crime investigations and/or court procedure.
Aim of course Students will obtain knowledge about methodology and techniques of fibres and hair forensic examination, which will enable them to take an active role within interdisciplinary team of forensic scientists in acquisition of evidences and solving a crime.
Literature necessary for course ...: Identification of Textile Materials, The Textile Institute, UK 1995; ISBN 0 900739 18 5
Hearle J.W.S., Fibre Failure and Wear of Materials, Ellis Horwood Ltd.Pub. Chichester, GB 1989; ISBN 0-89312-942-8
Robertson J.: Forensic Examination of Hair, CRC Press, USA 1999
Greaves P.H., Saville B.P.: Microscopy of Textile Fibres, BIOS Scientific Pub.Ltd., UK 1995; ISBN 1 872748 24 4
Paper selection from Forensic Science Communications Journal; ISSN 1528-8005
Print this page   

CEEPUS (Central European Exchange Programme for University Studies)

Centre for Development and Transfer of Textile and Clothing Technologies and Fashion Design

International Textile
Clothing & Design

Textile Science and Economy


Textile Science Research Centre

RITEH d.o.o.

Croatian Academy of Engineering

8th Central European Conference
Editor: Željko Penava
Pages created by Bojan Mauser
Home Copy/Paste Info