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Fire Dynamics and Combust

  • Areas of Interest: Curriculum Course
  • Credits: 3
  • Class Hours: 3
  • Course Code: FIP-229
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-requisites: None

This course covers the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start and spread, and how they are safely controlled referenced in NFPA standard 1001. Topics include components of fire, fire sources, fire behavior, properties of combustible solids, classification of hazards, and the use of fire extinguishing agents. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the properties of matter and dynamics of fire, identify fuel sources, and compare suppressants and extinguishment techniques.