Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

FIR-125 Fire Behavior and Building Design (3)

Studies building construction as it relates to its reaction under fire conditions. Reviews building codes as related to the structural strength of various designs. Qualitative study of chemical and physical aspects of fuels, the combustion process and the products of combustion as these aspects apply to the causes, spread and extinguishing of a fire. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B