Lab 6 - Santiago Rubio March 12, 2010 TMS Lab Section 206...

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Santiago Rubio March 12, 2010 TMS Lab Section 206 Dr. Wendy Krause Exercise 6: Forensic Analysis of Unidentified Textile Fiber and Dust Accumulations 1. Abstract Different fibers found in the vacuum bag of career criminals were examined to determine who was living at the house. The substances from the bag were put on several longitudinal and cross-sectional mounts. After the slides were created, the microscope was focused on individual fibers to determine their identity. The fibers were also analyzed under the polarizing red plate. Observations were recorded and sketches drawn. 2. Introduction The main purpose of this experiment was to use the knowledge of fibers and determine which contents could be found in the vacuum bag of the criminals. Questions such as: How many people live there? Pets? How many? What was in the house? Wool rugs? Nylon carpets? Clothing? Etc.? Anything that could be found would be helpful for the “investigators.” 3. Objectives The objective of this lab was to identify the different fibers found in the vacuum bag of the criminals. The fibers were determined by using previous laboratory techniques such
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2010 for the course TX TMS 211 taught by Professor Hamouda during the Spring '10 term at N.C. State.

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Lab 6 - Santiago Rubio March 12, 2010 TMS Lab Section 206...

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