FSE 120 – Fire Behavior and Combustion
Gain a solid understanding of the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start and spread, as well as how they are controlled. In the Fire Behavior and Combustion course, students will develop and enhance their knowledge of combustion reactions in solids, liquids and gasses. Students will demonstrate an understanding of English and System International (SI) measurements, the physical and chemical properties of combustion, terminology associated with fire and combustion, and demonstrate an applied knowledge of fire suppression and fire dynamics.
Course Developed By: James Pharr
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FSE 120- Flash Point
Examine the flash point and flammable range of two different mixtures.
FSE 120- Flame Movement
Examine flame movement within gasoline vapors.
FSE 120- Ignition Temperature
Examine minimum ignition energy within gasoline.
FSE 120- Vapor Density
Learn about the effects of vapor density.
FSE 120- Pyrolysis
Examine the impact of energy in the burning of a solid.