FIRES232 - Fire Protection Hydraulics

This course provides basic foundational topics in fire department hydraulics, explaining how and why water is discharged from nozzles at the correct pressures to effectively fight fires

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training


  1. Identify hydraulic theory and principles
  2. Apply the application of mathematics and physics to the movement of water in fire suppression activities
  3. Comprehend the design principles of fire service pumping apparatus
  4. Demonstrate, through problem solving, a thorough understanding of the principles of forces that affect water at rest and in motion