Forensic physics


The physics involved in crime solving and testing such as ballistics, vehicle collisions, and fluid testing.

Alternative labels

investigative physics
physics for forensics

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Forensic physics is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Forensic physics is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Physicist: Physicists are scientists who study physical phenomena. They focus their research depending on their specialisation, which can range from atomic particle physics to the study of phenomena in the universe. They apply their findings for the improvement of society by contributing to the development of energy supplies, treatment of illness, game development, cutting-edge equipment, and daily use objects.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022