2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FT 401 - Fire Protection Structures and Systems

Credits: 3
This course examines the underlying principles involved in structural fire protection systems, building furnishings, and fire protection systems including water-based fire suppressions systems, fire alarm and detection systems, special hazard suppression systems, and smoke management systems. FESHE Non-Core Course.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze building structural components for fire endurance and fire resistance.
  2. Understand the flame spread and smoke production properties of building furnishings and materials.
  3. Analyze, evaluate, and determine appropriate use for fire detection and alarm systems; water-based fire suppression systems; special hazard fire suppression systems; and smoke management systems, with a sophisticated understanding of how they integrate to function as a complete life safety system.
  4. Understand the fundamental principles related to structural fire protection, building furnishings, and fire protection systems.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

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