Introduction to Fire Protection Engineering (ME 478.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
ME 478 02 January 2017 David Torvi (primary instructor)

Description

Covers the basics of fire science, including important theory from heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and other fields. Simple fire models are used to design fire protection systems for buildings, such as sprinklers, detectors and building construction features. Main fire test methods in use today and the analysis of fire test data are also discussed.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)

ME 327.

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