Rothfuss Engineering Company Forensic Consultants
REC offers thorough, prompt, and experienced forensic consulting services to the public utility, legal, manufacturing, and insurance communities.
Residential & Commercial
Structural Damage and Failures, Water Intrusions, Mold Inspections, Wind, Hail, and Roof Damage or Defect Investigations, Sprinkler System Failures, and more.
Failure Analysis and Testing in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Machinery and Manufacturing, and Original Equipment Manufacturer Product and Assembly.
Fire and Explosion
Certified Fire and Explosion Investigations (CFEI, CVFI, CFII). Origin and Cause Investigations. Fire and Smoke Modeling and Computational Simulation and Analysis. Personal Injury and Loss of Life Inspections.
Fire, Explosion, Leaks, Damage, Equipment Failure, Personal Injury, and Loss of Life Inspections. Gas, Electric, Sewer, and Water Utility System Failure Investigations. REC has Extensive knowledge of Utility Procedures and Standards.
Accident Reconstruction, Black Box Recovery and Analysis, 3D Accident Scene Modeling, Recall and Defect Research and Analysis. Speed and Impact Calculations.
REC RESPONDS IMMEDIATELY TO ANY SCENE, ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, 24/7.
Capabilities and Expertise
Our distinguished and experienced consultants provide expert witness consultation, deposition testimony, and trial testimony.
Aerial Photography and Video Capture
Overview of Large Scenes or Safely Capture Inspection Areas that are Too Dangerous or Too High for Ladder Inspection.
Computational Analysis & 3D CAD Modeling
Stress and Strain Simulations. Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer Simulations, Fire and Smoke Simulations, Fluid Migration Simulations.
Fire and Smoke Modeling and Computational Simulation
Fire Spread Modeling. Smoke Growth and Migration Modeling.
Accident Reconstruction and Black Box Recovery
REC can Help You Better Understand Your Accident Scene. Driver Speed, Seat Belt Activation, Brake Activation, Vehicle Condition, ABS Activation, and More.
Metallurgical & Material Sciences
Scanning Electron Microscope Evaluations and Microscopic Inspections. Identify Defect and/or Other Material Specifications of Metals, Alloys, Plastics, Composites, and More.
Experienced Experts with Extensive Litigation Support History. Subrogation Support, Testimony Experience, and Deposition Experience.
Standards and Codes Validation
Extensive Working Knowledge of NFPA, NEC, ICC, International Codes, OSHA, and Much More.