Forensic Engineering

Imperia forensic engineering services in the main areas of expertise:

  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Each professional engineer lends their knowledge, skill, and experience to a wide array of projects related to their discipline, in diverse settings that encompass residential, commercial, and industrial investigations.

Having a dynamic group of experts under one roof provides a cross-disciplinary powerhouse that serves as an invaluable resource from basic roof claims to large loss investigations.

Representative Capabilities

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Material Selection
  • Material Degradation
  • Corrosion, Wear, Erosion, etc.
  • Protective Coatings
  • Metals, Polymers, Coatings, Composites, etc.

Civil and Structural Engineering:

  • Bridge Failures
  • Steel-Frame Construction Failures
  • Truss Failures
  • Geotechnical, Droughts, and Earth Movement Issues
  • Retaining Wall Failures
  • Earthquake and Blasting Damage
  • Water Infiltration and Mold
  • Wood-Frame Construction
  • Foundation and Basement Wall Failures
  • Commercial Roofing Investigations
  • Hurricanes and Flood
  • Vibration

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Automobiles
  • Machinery
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Gas-Fired Appliances
  • Plumbing and Piping Systems

Electrical Engineering:

  • Lightning Damage
  • Low- and High-Voltage Damage