FIRE BEHAVIOR AND COMBUSTION
- Program: Fire Protection
- Course: Fire Behavior and Combustion
- Course #: FRPT1170
- Total Credits: 2
Course DescriptionThis course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify physical properties of the three states of matter
Categorize the components of fire
Explain the physical and chemical properties of fire
Describe the process of burning
Define basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire
Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of water as a fire suppression agent
Compare other methods and techniques of fire extinguishment
Articulate other suppression agents and strategies
- Lecture: 2
MnTC Goal: 0
- Campus: Eden Prairie
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