Arc Mapping Basics
Approximate reading time: 1.5 Hours
Approximate online time: 2 Hours
Arc Mapping, or Arc Fault Circuit Analysis, uses the electrical system to help reconstruct a scene, providing investigators with a means of determining the area of a fire’s origin. This module shows how electrical circuits can be damaged by fire, discusses how electrical arcs occur, defines and describes the arc mapping technique, and provides tips for how to present arc mapping technique and findings in legal proceedings.