Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Industry Leaders in Mechanical and Electrical Investigations

DJS Associates’ forensic engineers and technical specialists are leaders in automotive, electrical and mechanical investigations and analysis for all types of automobiles, trucks, tractor-trailers, motorcycles and off-road vehicles. Our forensic engineering consultants possess numerous years of practical and professional expertise in the automotive engineering field.

Our engineering and technical consultants specialize in
investigating and analyzing:

  • Automotive Defects
  • Tires
  • Steering
  • Brakes
  • Electrical Functions
  • Airbags
  • Accident / Collision Investigation
  • Seatbacks
  • Fire Cause and Origin
  • Sudden Acceleration
  • Crashworthiness
  • Seatbelts
  • Vehicle Stability
  • And other areas…

 

Event Data Recorder (EDR) Technology

Heavy Vehicles

Heavy Vehicles

Crash data retrieval technology in heavy vehicles allows data such as speed, rpm, throttle, change in velocity, pre-crash steering and braking status to be captured for collision / accident reconstruction analysis.

Bosch CDR

Bosch CDR

Bosch Crash Data Retrieval (CDR) products have been trusted internationally by law enforcement, crash researchers, auto manufacturers and government agencies to access Event Data Recorder (EDR information on a wide range of passenger vehicles.

Kia & Hyundai

Kia & Hyundai

The Event Data Recorder (EDR) tool built by Global Information Technology (GIT) provides access to data stored in Hyundai and Kia vehicles. This tool has only been around since September 2012.

 

Supported Vehicle Manufacturers

Supported Vehicles:

  • Acura
  • Alfa Romeo
  • Audi
  • Bently
  • Buick
  • BMW
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Fiat
  • Ford
  • Geo
  • GMC
  • Holden
  • Honda
  • HSV
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Lamborghini
  • Lancia
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Maserati
  • Maza
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • MINI
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Opel
  • Pagani
  • Pontiac
  • RAM
  • Rolls-Royce
  • SAAB
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • SRT
  • Sterling
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Supported Trucks:

  • Catepillar
  • Cummins
  • Detroit Diesel
  • International
  • Merceds-Benz
  • PACCAR
  • Volvo/Mack (Diagnostic, Configuration Parameters, and Trip Data Only)

 

Meet Our In-House Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Experts

R. Scott King, BSME - Automotive/Mechanical Engineer Expert
Automotive/Mechanical Engineer
R. Scott King, BSME

Scott has been with DJS Associates, Inc., since 1999 and specializes in the mechanical aspects of automobiles, small trucks, commercial trucks and other vehicles. He possesses a unique combination of hands-on vehicular repair experience and training, technical education, and mechanical design experience. He is a graduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has worked in the aerospace industry designing aircraft flight control systems.

As an automotive/vehicular engineering consultant, Scott performs mechanical inspections and engineering evaluations to determine the cause and origin of vehicular and truck failures and defects. Scott has authored and lectured to numerous associations across the United States on topics related to his areas of expertise including the latest in automotive and truck Event Data Recorder technology and GPS Forensics.

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Robert S. Kinder Jr. - Automotive/Mechanical Engineer
Automotive/Mechanical Engineer
Robert S. Kinder Jr.

Robert graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. Robert has over 7 years of experience in automotive and motorcycle repair and modification. He utilizes the latest technology to investigate automotive/mechanical failures involving all types of vehicles including bicycles, motorcycles, passenger vehicles, tractor-trailers, and commercial vehicles.

Robert is an accomplished motorcycle enthusiast with experience in custom motorcycle design, modification, and fabrication. He has advanced motorcycle riding skills both on and off the roadway and has participated in skilled automotive events including drifting and drag racing. Automotive projects include performance tuning/testing; fabrication of components; electrical malfunctions and mechanical troubleshooting.

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