Spring 2021

FPE S503: Flammability Assessment Methods

Characterization of flammability properties of gaseous, liquid and solid materials. Fire test methods for evaluating flammability properties of materials and burning characteristics of products. Overview of regulatory requirements for restricting the flammability of products and materials used in buildings. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: FPE 502.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Flammability Assessment Methods FPE S503 Richard Emberley 3/29/2021 - 6/04/2021
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
TBD $2,500 03/13/21

FPE S522: Fire Detection, Alarm and Communication Systems

Analysis of the operating characteristics of fire detection devices and alarm notification appliances. Introduction to modern fire alarm systems and components. Introduction to mass communication systems. Current installation and approval standards. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Fire Detection, Alarm and Communication Systems FPE S522 Richard Emberley,
Lonny Simonian
3/29/2021 - 6/04/2021
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $2,500 03/13/21

FPE S555: Fire Protection Management in the Wildland-Urban Interface

Social, economic, political, and technological issues affecting fire management in urbanized landscapes where fire continues its ecological role. Fire risk analysis; needs assessment, legislative codes, standards and policies; liability issues; evacuation; incident response planning. 3 lectures, 1 laboratory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor. Recommended: LA/NR 318 and NR 340.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Fire Protection Management in the Wildland-Urban Interface FPE S555 Frederick Mowrer 3/29/2021 - 6/04/2021
Mon 4:10 PM - 6PM
Wed 4:10 PM - 5 PM
Lab (Wed) 5:10 PM - 6 PM
Lab (Fri) 4:10 PM - 6 PM
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $2,500 03/13/21

FPE S596: Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering

Performance of comprehensive fire and life safety evaluations of buildings and other structures. Communication of the results and findings of such evaluations in written report and by oral presentation. Conducted under supervision of faculty. Prerequisite: FPE 504, advanced graduate standing, completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, engineering courses in program, and consent of instructor.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering FPE S596 Frederick Mowrer,
Christopher Pascual
3/29/2021 - 6/04/2021
Monday & Wednesday
12:10 - 1 p.m.
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $625/unit 03/13/21