FRS 405: Forensic Practical III


Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. examine and identify fraudulent documents;
2. write scientific reports;
3. identify invisible writing, indented writing individual characteristics in handwriting;
4. perform TLC on different ink samples;
5. perform quantitative analyses using spectrophotometer, calorimeter; and,
6. separate proteins and nucleic acids by electrophoresis.

Course Contents
Examination and detection of fraudulent documents; Scientific report writing. Identification of indented writing, invisible writing, class and individual characteristics in handwriting. TLC of different ink samples. Photography of documents. Quantitative analysis using Colorimeter and Spectrophotometer. Immuno-diffusion technique. Electrophoretic separation of proteins