FIRES105 - Introduction to Fire Science
This course introduces students to the science of fire: the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance, fire behavior and suppression methods and how ventilation affects the growth of fire
Prerequisites: FIRES101, FIRES102, FIRES103, FIRES104, FIRES106
Distribution: Career Training
Offered: Winter, Summer
- Define horizontal and vertical ventilation.
- Describe direct attack, indirect attack, combination attack, and gas cooling techniques.
- Explain the science of fire as it relates to energy, forms of ignition, and modes of combustion.