2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2022  
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FSLM 276 Fire Behavior & Combustion (5 credits)



Course Description
This course explores the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify physical properties of the three states of matter.
2. Categorize the components of fire.
3. Explain the physical and chemical properties of fire.
4. Describe and apply the process of burning.
5. Define and use basic terms and concepts associated with the chemistry and dynamics of fire.
6. Discuss various materials and their relationship to fires as fuel.
7. Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of water as a fire suppression agent.
8. Articulate other suppression agents and strategies.
9. Compare other methods and techniques of fire extinguishments.



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