Cal Poly

Winter 2017 Class Offerings

Registration opens December 9. To register for a course, call the Extended Education office at 805-756-2053.

If you reside outside of California and are considering taking online courses, please read State Authorization for Distance Education.

FPE S502: Fire Dynamics

FPE S502 is intended to provide students with the fundamental understanding of fire dynamics that serves as a key element of the modern practice of Fire Protection Engineering. Fundamental fire and combustion topics addressed in this course include thermodynamics of combustion, fire chemistry, premixed and diffusion flames, ignition phenomena, burning of liquids and solids, heat release rates, flame spread, fire plumes, ceiling jets and an introduction to enclosure fire phenomena, including flashover. Prerequisite: FPE S501 or consent of instructor. Classes may be taken online or on campus.

Instructor Location Dates & Times Units Tuition Register

Richard Emberley

Cal Poly Engineering IV, Bldg. 192 Room 132 1/9/2017 - 3/15/2017
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
4 $2,200 Registration Information

Richard Emberley

Internet
(Asynchronous)
4 $2,200 Registration Information

Richard Emberley

Internet
(Synchronous)
1/9/2017 - 3/15/2017
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
4 $2,200 Registration Information

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FPE S523: Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems

FPE S523 provides an analysis and design of water-based fire suppression systems, including water supply analysis and hydraulic calculations. The course presents an overview and design considerations for automatic sprinkler, water spray, water mist and foam suppression systems. Typical contemporary installations and current installation and approval standards are also reviewed. Prerequisite: FPE 501 or consent of instructor. Course may be taken online or on campus.

Instructor Location Dates & Times Units Tuition Register

Frederick Mowrer

Cal Poly Engineering IV, Bldg. 192 Room 320 1/10/2017 - 3/16/2017
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
4 $2,200 Registration Information

Frederick Mowrer

Internet
(Asynchronous)
4 $2,200 Registration Information

Frederick Mowrer

Internet (Synchronous) 1/10/2017 - 3/16/2017
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
4 $2,200 Registration Information

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FPE S552: Smoke Management and Special Hazards

FPE S552 provides an analysis and design of smoke management systems. Topics include the assessment of smoke hazards, identification of special hazards, and analysis and design of fire suppression systems used for fire control of special hazards, including gaseous and chemical agents and systems. Prerequisite: FPE 502 and FPE 504. Course may be taken online or on campus.

Instructor Location Dates & Times Units Tuition Register

Frederick Mowrer
David Rich

Cal Poly Engineering IV, Bldg. 192 Room 320 1/9/2017 - 3/15/2017
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
4 $2,200 Registration Information

Frederick Mowrer
David Rich

Internet
(Asynchronous)

4 $2,200 Registration Information

Frederick Mowrer
David Rich

Internet
(Synchronous)

1/9/2017 - 3/15/2017
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
4 $2,200 Registration Information

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FPE S596: Culminating Experiences in Fire Protection Engineering

Independent study course resulting in a project based upon the culminating experience in fire protection engineering. Please contact the instructors, Dr. Fred Mowrer and Dr. Chris Pascual for detailed information. Classes may be taken online or on campus.

Instructor Location Dates & Times Units Tuition Register
Christopher Pascual
Frederick Mowrer
Cal Poly Engineering IV, Bldg. 192 Room 320 1/9/2017 - 3/15/2017
Monday & Wednesday
1:10pm - 2:00pm
1-5 $550 - $2,750 Registration Information
Christopher Pascual
Frederick Mowrer
Internet
(Asynchronous)
1-5 $550 - $2,750 Registration Information

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San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone: 805-756-1306
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