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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FPT 158 Fire Dynamics

Credits: (3)
This course is a study of chemistry related to the combustion process and compartment fire dynamics. This course explores the theory and fundamentals of combustion, including heat release rates of various fuels and extinguishing agents. Students are introduced to the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) of fire science, and the role the fire service plays in managing fire risks and hazards in the built environment. Coursework involves independent study as well as collaborative participation in discussions and projects. Prerequisite(s): MAT 084  or equivalent based on placement testing.