2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FIRE 2201 - Fire Chemistry and Physics with Lab


Prequisites: FIRE 1102  or FIRE 2200  and  CHEM 1105  and CHEM 1106 , or CHEM 1115  and CHEM 1117  as required by a specific major. This course explains the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and how they are controlled. The course includes an examination of the chemical requirements for combustion, the chemistry of fuels and explosive mixtures, the various methods of stopping combustion, and an analysis of the properties affecting fire behavior. 4 credits