FRS 406: Forensic Practical IV


Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. perform spot test for explosives;
2. compare and differentiate bullets;
3. study various parts of firearms including barrel, stock, calibre and choke;
4. perform electrophoresis on blood, blood proteins and enzymes;
5. identify bite marks; and,
6. pay visit for autopsy.

Course Contents
Spot test for explosives. Comparison of bullets. Chemical analysis of explosive materials (e.g., gun powder)-Colour test and microscopic examination. Study of various parts of the firearms: – barrel, stock, calibre, choke etc. Electrophoresis of blood, blood proteins and enzymes. Isolation of DNA. Examination of personal identification marks. Visit for autopsy. Identification of bite marks.