IEC&A "The Electrical and Electronic Experts"
Investigative Engineering Consultants and Associates

IEC & Associates provides Electrical and Electronic Forensic and Investigative Engineering, Patent Infringement Analysis, Claim Chart Mapping, Reverse Engineering, Product Teardowns, Design Engineering, Failure Analysis, and Expert Witness Services for Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Industry and Government. We specialize in electrical and electronic systems, products and devices. Issues addressed include all aspects of the product or system under review or investigation, including design, fabrication, production, operation, failure analysis, reverse engineering, environmental conditions, agency compliance, safety, and product testing of electrical and electronic systems, products and devices as well as computer systems, hardware and software.

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We specialize in Forensic & Investigative Engineering, Patent Infringement Analysis and Expert Witness Services in the areas of Electrical & Electronic Systems, Products and Devices.

Hardware and Software Design Engineering Services

IEC & Associates offers a comprehensive and full cycle set of hardware and software engineering design services, which include product development from concept to prototype, agency compliance and production quality designs. IEC & Associates provides specialized embedded design and engineering services for the Industrial Automation and Controls, Motor Drives and Control, and Power Conversion markets.


Hardware Design and Development
    • Power Electronics
    • Magnetic and Energy Density Optimization
    • Processor/Microcontroller Based Design
    • Mixed-Signal ASIC/FPGA Based Designs and Solutions
    • DSP Simulation and Implementation
    • PCB layout
    • Rapid prototype design for the proof of concept of your product idea
    • Replacement of legacy hardware with cost reduction designs
    • High Level System Design
    • Product Design
    • System Integration, Evalutaion and Testing
    • Design Reviews
    • Hardware Requirements Specification
    • Hardware Design Document

Embedded Software/Firmware Design and Development

    • Board Support Package
    • Device Drivers
    • Communications Protocols
    • MMI base application
    • Firmware Development
    • GUI Design.
    • Code Reviews
    • Software Requirements Specification
    • Software Design Document


These are just a few of the technologies that we can implement for you:

  • ASICs
  • Circuit design and analysis
  • Cost reduction
  • Digital and Analog design
  • DFMA design improvements
  • DSP
  • Electrical safety          
  • Electrical systems
  • Electromagnetic Compliance Testing/

        Analysis  - UL, CE, CSA, FCC & IEC

  • Electronic manufacturing
  • EMF & EMI shielding
  • Energy management
  • ESD - Electrostatic discharge
  • Failure analysis
  • FMEA - Failure mode & effect analysis
  • FPGA's
  • Grounding
  • HALT - Highly accelerated life testing
  • HAST - Highly accelerated stress testing
  • High speed data networks
  • Industrial automation and control
  • Integrated circuits
  • IP Infringement
  • Lightning/surge protection and analysis
  • Mechanical design and packaging
  • Microelectronics
  • Microprocessors & microcontrollers
  • Motors & adjustable speed drives
  • Noise analysis
  • Patent Infringement analysis
  • Photoelectric sensors
  • Position sensors
  • Power electronics and semiconductors
  • Power modules
  • Power quality
  • Printed circuit boards
  • Product teardowns
  • Programmable logic controllers
  • Reliability testing
  • Reverse hardware engineering
  • Reverse code engineering
  • Root cause failure analysis
  • Safety
  • Semiconductors
  • Sensors
  • Signal Integrity analysis
  • Software design and solutions
  • Telecom and data communications
  • Thermal analysis
  • Thermal and humidity testing
  • Transistors
  • UPS system design up to 1MW
  • Wireless and cellular technology