FIRE 202 Fire Behavior and Combustion

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.

Credits

2 Credits

Cross Listed Courses

N/A

Prerequisite

Acceptance to Program

Corequisite

N/A

Notes

N/A

FIRE 202Fire Behavior and Combustion

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Academic

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

0

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

0

Prerequisite Narrative

Acceptance to Program

Corequisite Narrative

N/A

Notes and Advisories (only if included in catalog)

N/A

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

UNIT 1 Introduction

UNIT 2 Units of Measurements

UNIT 3 Chemical Reactions

UNIT 4 Fire and the Physical World

UNIT 5 Heat and its Effects

UNIT 6 Properties of Solid Materials

UNIT 7 Common Flammable Liquids and Gases

UNIT 8 Fire Behavior

UNIT 9 Fire Extinguishment

UNIT 10 Extinguishing Agents

UNIT 11 Hazards by Classification Types

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Quizzes, Unit Exams, Writing Assignments, Projects

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Comprehensive Final Examination