FIRE DYNAMICS

FST3087 - FIRE DYNAMICS

3 credit hours

This course examines the underlying principles involved in structural fire protection systems, building furnishings, and fire protection systems including water-based fire suppressions systems, fire alarm and detection systems, special hazard suppression systems, and smoke management systems.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze building structural components for fire endurance and fire resistance.
  2. Understand the flame spread and smoke production properties of building furnishings and materials.
  3. Examine the effects of ventilation, flow path, and interior pressure differentials on fire development in a compartment.
  4. Understand Scientific notation and unit conversion and how this affect fire progression.
  5. Examine the effects of ventilation, flow path, and interior pressure differentials on fire development in a compartment.

Bradley French