Forensic Lamp Examination (CSR 132)

Instructor: 
Tim Neumann

This course is intended to provide a background of automotive lighting as it pertains to a collision. Indications of illumination during a collision as well as false positives will be discussed in addition to other considerations such as manufacturing and design issues.

This course consists of three (3) video lessons and includes an assessment at the conclusion of each lesson.

Credit: 3 hrs.



Forensic Lamp Examination, Part 1

Lesson Purpose: This lesson is intended to provide a thorough introduction to the world of automotive lighting as it pertains to the components of a halogen lamp.

Training Objectives: At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information received in class:

1. Understand the basic background behind typical lamps used in automotive lighting.

2. Understand how the refinement of tungsten was made into workable filaments in lamps.

3. Understand a variety of aspects of the typical halogen lamp.

4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the characteristics of filament.

Video Length: 00:11:29

 

Forensic Lamp Examination, Part 2


Lesson Purpose: This lesson is intended to build upon the information provided in the first lesson by explaining the indications of illumination during a collision as well as false positives.

Training Objectives: At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information received in class:

1. Understand how to systematically comb thru evidence at a collision scene for missing or damaged lamps during an investigation.

2. Understand a variety of indicators that allow a conclusion the lamps were in use at the time of the collision.


Video Length: 00:10:12



Forensic Lamp Examination, Part 3

Lesson Purpose: This lesson is intended to build upon the information provided in the first two lessons by explaining additional considerations and indications of illumination during a collision as well as manufacturing and design issues.

Training Objectives: At the end of this lesson, the student will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information received in class:

1. Understand the basic principles of incandescent indicators where a glass envelope did not break.

2. Understand a variety of indicators that allow a conclusion the lamps were in use at the time of the collision.

3. Understand the term “cold shock” and how it applies to lamp examination in a collision investigation.

Video Length: 00:05:40

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