1. 1Electrical Forensic

    Expert Electrical Forensic Investigations

    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following electrical forensic investigations;

     

    • Forensic fire scene examinations, investigations and reports
    • House hold appliance fire investigations, including dishwasher, washing machine, dryers
    • Solar (PV) system failures, including panels, inverters and DC isolators
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) fires, including gas/electric heaters, evaporative coolers, reverse cycle air conditioners
    • Switch board failures
    • Electric shock investigations
    • Vehicle fire investigations, including passenger, heavy vehicles
    • Domestic fire scene investigations
    • Insurance claims and Expert witness reports



    It is essential that the forensic assessment be competent, thorough and open-minded. Failures are photographed and undisturbed before physical examination. Expert and witness reports are considered and pertinent information is extracted when necessary.

  2. 2Mechanical Forensic

    Expert Mechanical Forensic Investigations

    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following mechanical forensic investigations;

     

    • Forensic examinations, investigations and reports
    • Heavy vehicle dynamics analysis
    • Risk mitigation reports
    • Mechanical analysis
    • Vehicle safety investigations.
    • Crash investigations
    • Braking performance
    • Heavy vehicle structural analysis
    • Mechanical component failure such as bearings, suspension etc.
    • Insurance claims
    • Expert witness reports

     

    It is essential that the forensic assessment be competent, thorough and open-minded. Failures are photographed and undisturbed before physical examination. Expert and witness reports are considered and pertinent information is extracted when necessary.

  3. 3Product Investigations

    Product Investigations

     
    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following product investigations;
     

    • Electrical safety certification
    • Industrial power systems
    • Electrical power quality
    • Machine electrical safety assessments (AS 60204)
    • Control system and instrumentation design
    • PLC programming
    • ELF magnetic field reduction
    • EMC and signature reduction – military equipment
    • Human exposure to electro-magnetic fields
    • Product performance investigations
    • Mechanical strength and optimised design
    • Endurance testing
  4. 4Vehicle Certification

    Heavy Vehicle Certification

    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following areas of heavy vehicle certification;

    • Registration requirements
    • Heavy vehicle certification services
    • Compliance-plate applications and agent services
    • Vehicle tests and performance investigations
    • Design assessments
    • Australian Design Rule assessments
  5. 5Expert Systems

    Expert Systems Program Development

     
    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following expert system program development;
     

    • Issue resolution
    • Risk analysis
    • Closed loop investigation
    • Statistical analysis
  6. 6Multi-Physics

    Multi-Physics Analysis

     
    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following multi-physics analysis;
     

    • Vehicle crash analysis
    • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
    • CAD design and component optimisation
    • Mechanical collision analysis
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
    • Thermal propagation and thermal stress analysis

  • Electrical Forensic

    Expert Electrical Forensic Investigations

    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following electrical forensic investigations;

     

    • Forensic fire scene examinations, investigations and reports
    • House hold appliance fire investigations, including dishwasher, washing machine, dryers
    • Solar (PV) system failures, including panels, inverters and DC isolators
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC) fires, including gas/electric heaters, evaporative coolers, reverse cycle air conditioners
    • Switch board failures
    • Electric shock investigations
    • Vehicle fire investigations, including passenger, heavy vehicles
    • Domestic fire scene investigations
    • Insurance claims and Expert witness reports



    It is essential that the forensic assessment be competent, thorough and open-minded. Failures are photographed and undisturbed before physical examination. Expert and witness reports are considered and pertinent information is extracted when necessary.

  • Mechanical Forensic

    Expert Mechanical Forensic Investigations

    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following mechanical forensic investigations;

     

    • Forensic examinations, investigations and reports
    • Heavy vehicle dynamics analysis
    • Risk mitigation reports
    • Mechanical analysis
    • Vehicle safety investigations.
    • Crash investigations
    • Braking performance
    • Heavy vehicle structural analysis
    • Mechanical component failure such as bearings, suspension etc.
    • Insurance claims
    • Expert witness reports

     

    It is essential that the forensic assessment be competent, thorough and open-minded. Failures are photographed and undisturbed before physical examination. Expert and witness reports are considered and pertinent information is extracted when necessary.

  • Product Investigations

    Product Investigations

     
    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following product investigations;
     

    • Electrical safety certification
    • Industrial power systems
    • Electrical power quality
    • Machine electrical safety assessments (AS 60204)
    • Control system and instrumentation design
    • PLC programming
    • ELF magnetic field reduction
    • EMC and signature reduction – military equipment
    • Human exposure to electro-magnetic fields
    • Product performance investigations
    • Mechanical strength and optimised design
    • Endurance testing
  • Vehicle Certification

    Heavy Vehicle Certification

    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following areas of heavy vehicle certification;

    • Registration requirements
    • Heavy vehicle certification services
    • Compliance-plate applications and agent services
    • Vehicle tests and performance investigations
    • Design assessments
    • Australian Design Rule assessments
  • Expert Systems

    Expert Systems Program Development

     
    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following expert system program development;
     

    • Issue resolution
    • Risk analysis
    • Closed loop investigation
    • Statistical analysis
  • Multi-Physics

    Multi-Physics Analysis

     
    Hartwood Consulting specialises in the following multi-physics analysis;
     

    • Vehicle crash analysis
    • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
    • CAD design and component optimisation
    • Mechanical collision analysis
    • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
    • Thermal propagation and thermal stress analysis