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FSMT201 - Fire Protection Systems


This course addresses the study of suppression systems and their critical components as well as their application to selected fire protection problems. It will cover the duties, responsibilities and ethical aspects of the Fire Protection Engineer with focus on contract drawings and their relationship to contract specifications, and an actual survey of a large building. It will include the philosophy, history and fundamentals of public and private fire protection, and relations with other disciplines including architecture and the building industry, and will extend to the application of hydraulic theory to a range of design considerations.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2015 International Building Code - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section. Hard copy not available from the bookstore.
ISBN: 9781119150923
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
Author: Ching, Francis
Unit Cost: $60.00
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A