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Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Fire Behavior

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 65 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Flames [11:08]11m
Products of Fires [18:43]18m
Compartment Fires [24:08]24m
4 readings
Fire Protection Engineering [ppt]10m
Flames [ppt]10m
Products of Fire [ppt]10m
Compartment Fires [pdf]10m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Fire Behavior Quiz8m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

What is Fire Protection Engineering?

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 79 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Designing Safer Building [7:31]7m
History of Fire Protection Engineering [18:57]18m
Why Fire Protection Engineering is an Exciting & Rewarding Profession [13:55]13m
About SFPE [11:34]11m
Licensure of Fire Protection Engineers [19:09]19m
6 readings
Catastrophic Fire [ppt]10m
Design Safer Buildings [pdf]10m
History of Fire Protection Engineering [pdf]10m
Why Fire Protection Engineering is an Exciting & Rewarding Profession [pdf]10m
About SFPE [pdf]10m
Licensure of Fire Protection Engineers [pdf]10m
1 practice exercise
What is Fire Protection Engineering?12m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Fire Safety Subsystems

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 73 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Detection and Alarm Systems [19:08]19m
Fire Suppression Systems [19:46]19m
Smoke Control Systems [22:40]22m
4 readings
Fire Safety Systems [pdf]10m
Detection and Alarm Systems [pdf]10m
Fire Suppression Systems [pdf]10m
Smoke Control Systems [pdf]10m
1 practice exercise
Fire Safety Systems Quiz10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

The Effects of Fire on People

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 89 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
What Human Behavior in Fire is NOT [17:55]17m
Types of Human Behavior in Fires: Incidents & Case Studies [27:41]27m
Transition into Practice: Why Does all of this Matter? [20:45]20m
4 readings
What is Human Behavior in Fire? [pdf]10m
Why Human Behavior in Fire is NOT… [pdf]10m
Types of Human Behavior in Fires: Incidents and Case Studies [pdf]10m
Translation into Practice – Why does all of this matter? [pdf]10m
1 practice exercise
The Effects of Fire on People10m

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