2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FT 406 - Applications of Fire Research

Credits: 3
This course examines the basic principles of research and methodology for analyzing current fire-related research. The course also provides a framework for conducting and evaluating independent research in the following areas: fire dynamics, fire test standards and codes, fire safety, fire modeling, structural fire safety, life-safety, firefighter health and safety, automatic detection and suppression, transportation fire hazards, risk analysis and loss control, fire service applied research and new trends in fire-related research. FESHE Core Course.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Locate, evaluate, and analyze fire-related research.
  2. Demonstrate the application of fire research to a research problem related to one of the course topics.
  3. Conduct a literature review of current research on a fire-related topic.
  4. Create a fire-related research proposal.
  5. Design a research plan using one or more qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies.

Prerequisite: Instructor approval

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