FS170 - Fire Behavior and Combustion
Credit Hours: 3.0
This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled. Topics include physical properties of the three states of matter, components of fire, physical and chemical properties, the burning process, chemistry and dynamics of fire, fuels, fire suppression agents, and fire extinguishments. This course is aligned with Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Curriculum.