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Forensic Engineering

Forensic Engineering is defined as the investigation of materials, products, structures or components that fail or do not operate or function as needed. Whether it is a window leak or roof collapse, ZS offers the expertise to meet your Forensic Engineering needs. Our clients include building owners, insurance providers, attorneys, and homeowners. We utilize state-of-the-art technology (3D Building Virtual Modeling, 3D Virtual Failure Reconstruction, and Finite Element Structural Analysis) to investigate and identify the root causes of failures and our team of engineers and technicians are second to none at providing cost-effective and sustainable repair recommendations. Additionally, the ZS forensic team provides the following state-of-the-art specialty testing and inspection services:

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for the Evaluation and Condition Assessment of Concrete
  • Structures, including Rebar Scanning
  • Water Flood Testing
  • Water Penetration and Air Infiltration Testing (e.g. ASTM E1105, AAMA 502)
  • Roofs and Exterior Walls Infrared Scanning (IR)
  • Laser Scanning
  • Dynamic Signal Analyzer for Building Vibration Assessment & Analysis
  • Nuclear Density Testing
  • Material Strength and Durability Properties Testing
  • Difficult Access Inspections

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