2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2022  
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FSLM 170 Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply (5 credits)



Course Description
This course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and solve water supply problems.

Student Outcomes
1. Apply the concepts of mathematics and physics to the movement of water in fire suppression activities.
2. Explain the design principles of fire service pumping apparatus.
3. Analyze community fire flow demand criteria.
4. Explain the principles of forces that affect water, both at rest and in motion. 
5. Compare the various types of water distribution systems.
6. Discuss the various types of fire pumps.
7.Evaluate water hydraulic principles as they relate to fire protection.
8. Demonstrate knowledge of water hydraulics as it relates to fire protection.



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