6 Works

Interviewing witnesses in proceedings related to an aircraft accident

Dariusz Frątczak & Robert Konieczka
The article presents the characteristics of interviewing persons who witnessed an aircraft accident, as well as procedures of obtaining information from them by members of Commissions investigating the accident, and officials conducting preparatory proceedings. In order to illustrate the role and significance of the interviews, the Authors include examples of employing witnesses’ testimonies in the reconstruction of the course of flight during which an accident took place, and determination of causes and circumstances of its...

Integro-differential form of the first-order dual phase lag heat transfer equation and its numerical solution using the Control Volume Method

M. Ciesielski, B. Mochnacki & E. Majchrzak
The start point of the dual phase lag equation (DPLE) formulation is the generalized Fourier law in which two positive constants (the relaxation and thermalization times) appear. This type of equation can be used (among others) to describe the heat conduction processes proceeding in micro-scale. Depending on the number of components in the development of the generalized Fourier law into a power series, one can obtain both the first-order DPLE and the second-order one. In...

Implementation of „Human Factors” in the safety analysis of human resource management process

Andrzej Fellner & Mariusz Ossowski

Aviation as a specific field for issuing opinions by court experts

Robert Konieczka

Use of the PCR-DGGE method in forensic microbiology

Aleksandra Ziembińska-Buczyńska & Krzysztof Kraśnicki
The latest reports on the subject of forensic microbiology indicate that it is possible to link a perpetrator of an offence to the evidence, based on molecular analysis of microbiological material. The microbiome of human epidermis is known to be species- and individual-specific. This knowledge can be used towards finding a match between the object (e.g. electronic device) and the user, based on the individual-specific microbiome deposited onto the object’s surface. The DNA fingerprinting-based methods...

Potential risks when performing aviation accident site inspection

Robert Konieczka
The purpose of this article is to present the major risks accompanying visual inspection and rescue operations in relation to an aviation accident or other events with similar implications. Furthermore, the text presents, in a synthetic manner, the basic methods to protect potential inspection participants from the threats of the impact effects. The need for training on potential aviation accident hazards to inspection participants and rescue operations is also pointed out.

Registration Year

  • 2020

Resource Types

  • Data Paper


  • Silesian University of Technology
  • University of Occupational Safety Management in Katowice
  • Częstochowa University of Technology