Fall 2020


FPE S501: Fundamental Thermal Sciences

Introduction to the thermal sciences, including thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer, as they relate to fire protection engineering. Includes 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics, conservation relations, hydrostatics, internal and external flows, and heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Fundamental Thermal Sciences FPE S501 Christopher Pascual 9/17/2020 - 12/11/2020
Monday, Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $2,500 8/29/20

FPE S521: Egress Analysis and Design

Regulatory requirements for egress systems in buildings, including occupancy classifications, occupant loads, means of egress components and exit capacities. Introduction to human behavior in fire and to methods for calculating people movement under emergency conditions, including computer-based evacuation models. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Egress Analysis and Design FPE S521 Frederick Mowrer 9/17/2020 - 12/11/2020
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $2,500 8/29/20

FPE S551: Fire Safety Regulation and Management

Use of model building and fire codes, administrative regulation, retrospective codes, performance-based codes, and risk-based regulation to manage fire safety. Identification and application of different fire risk management tools and techniques. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Fire Safety Regulation and Management FPE S551 Francisco Joglar,
Richard Emberley
9/17/2020 - 12/11/2020
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
TBA $2,500 8/29/20