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FSMT311 - Fire Dynamics


This course focuses on fire behavior and includes topics such as fire chemistry, science, interaction with the environment, and reaction to chemical and/or natural elements involved in a response. The student will be able to understand the fundamental principles related to structural fire protection, building furnishings, and fire protection systems. physical properties of the three states of matter. The components and dynamics of fire, the process of burning, suppression agents and strategies, and the methods and techniques of fire extinguishment will be covered in the course.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 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: Fire Dynamics, 2nd ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom.
ISBN: 9780133842708
Publication Info: Pearson
Author: Gorbett
Unit Cost: $85.33
Electronic ISBN: 9780133843675
Electronic Unit Cost: $37.80