FFP1301 Fire Hydraulics (AS)

An overview of fire characteristics, properties of water, apparatus and appliances. Emphasis on developing proper fire streams using hydraulic calculations (theoretical and practical). Also covers drafting of water, velocity and discharge, friction loss, engine and nozzle pressure, pressure losses, municipal water supplies, standpipes and sprinklers, flow and pump testing and applications in fire science.


3 credits (3 lecture hours)