Forensic Engineering

Building Failure & Collapse Analysis

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J.S. Held forensic experts investigate failures that occur during the course of construction or service life of the structure.

During the site investigation process, we conduct thorough assessments to collect and analyze the information necessary to determine the cause(s) of the failure and collapse.

Our team is also equipped to provide detailed 3D finite element models that depict locations, extent, and severity of the structure's condition and behavior.

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Our Services
  • 3D Finite Element Modeling – Structural Analysis
  • Cause & Origin Investigations
  • Extent & Reparability Determinations
  • On-Site Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing
  • Seismic Damage Assessments
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