Winter 2021

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.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Fire Dynamics Section FPE S502 Richard Emberley 1/4/2021 - 3/12/2021
Monday & Wednesday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $2,500 12/05/2020

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.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Water-Based Fire Suppression Systems FPE S523 Frederick Mowrer 1/7/2020 - 3/19/2020
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
Bldg. 192 - Rm. 320 $2,500 12/05/2020

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.

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Course Title Course Number Instructor(s) Dates & Times Location Tuition Enroll
Smoke Management and Special Hazards Section FPE S552 Richard Emberley 1/4/2021 - 3/12/2021
Tuesday & Thursday
4:10 PM - 6 PM
TBD $2,500 12/05/2020

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 Academic Units Enroll
Culminating Experience in Fire Protection Engineering FPE S596 Christopher Pascual,
Frederick Mowrer
1/4/2021 - 3/12/2021
Monday & Wednesday
12:10 - 1 PM
Bldg. 192, Room 320 $625/Unit 1-5 12/05/2020