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Courses - Fall 2023
Engineering, Fire Protection Department Site
Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Additional information: Highly recommended to incoming graduate students to Fire Protection Engineering who have not earned a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering.
The basic concepts of life safety, water-based fire protection systems, building construction, codes and standards along with tenability, fire behavior, and human behavior are introduced along with traditional and performance-based approaches for analyzing human response to fire. Students learn to analyze the egress systems and design basic water-based fire suppression systems.