The international book on forensic engineering written by the director of Tecsa Luca Fiorentini with Prof. Luca Marmo entitled “Principles of forensic engineering applied to industrial accidents” is finally available in pre-order on the Wiley website.

Below is a brief description of the volume that shows a significant series of activities conducted by the authors within the activities of the specific division of Tecsa S.r.l. with the name MFCforensic.

An introductory text on the investigation of industrial accidents

Forensic engineering should be seen as a rigorous approach to the discovery of the root causes that lead to an accident or near-miss. The approach should be suitable to identify both the immediate causes as well as the underlying factors that affected, amplified, or modified the events in terms of consequences, evolution, dynamics, etc., as well as the contribution of an eventual “human error”.

This book is a concise and introductory volume to the forensic engineering discipline which helps the reader to recognize the link among those important, very specialized aspects of the same problem in the global strategy of learning from accidents (or near-misses). The reader will benefit from a single point of access to this very large, technical literature that can be only correctly understood with the right terms, definitions, and links in mind.


Principles of Forensic Engineering Applied to Industrial Accidents is essential reading for researchers and practitioners in forensic engineering, as well as graduate students in forensic engineering departments and other professionals“.