Winter 2023

Please request enrollment by emailing extended@calpoly.edu.

FPE S502: Fire Dynamics

First exposure to fire dynamics phenomena. Includes fundamental fire and combustion topics such as thermodynamics of combustion, fire chemistry, premixed and diffusion flames, ignition, burning of liquids and solids, heat release rates, flame spread and fire plumes. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: FPE 501 or consent of instructor.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition
Fire Dynamics FPE S502 Richard Emberley 1/09/2023 - 3/24/2023
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Building 192, Room 320 & online $2,760

FPE S523: Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems

Analysis and design of water-based fire suppression systems, including water supply analysis and hydraulic calculations. Overview and design considerations for automatic sprinkler, water spray, water mist and foam suppression systems. Typical contemporary installations and current installation and approval standards. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition
Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems FPE S523 Frederick Mowrer 1/09/2023 - 3/24/2023
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Online $2,760

FPE S552: Smoke Management and Special Hazards

Analysis and design of smoke management systems. Assessment of smoke hazards. Identification of special hazards. Analysis and design of fire suppression systems used for fire control of special hazards, including gaseous and chemical agents and systems. 4 lectures. Prerequisite: FPE 502 and FPE 504.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition
Smoke Management and Special Hazards FPE S552 Richard Emberley 1/09/2023 - 3/24/2023
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Building 192, Room 320 & online $2,760

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.

Information and Registration

Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Academic Units
Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering FPE S596 Christopher Pascual,
Frederick Mowrer
1/09/2023 - 3/24/2023
Monday & Wednesday
12:10 - 1 PM
Building 192, Room 320 $690/Unit 1-5

Note: The number of units taken will vary by student and should be coordinated with Chris Pascual (cpascual@calpoly.edu)