FOR 450 Fire Behavior

For 450 Fire Behavior (2 cr)

Understand the physical and chemical processes controlling combustion and fire behavior. Gain in-depth knowledge of commonly-used, point-scale fire behavior models and tools, including key assumptions and limitations. Critically review and discuss scientific literature, current topics, and case studies. Lab sessions include designing and undertaking small-scale fire behavior experiments, developing simple quantitative models, and a field trip.

Prereq: For 326; and Phys 100/100L or Phys 111/111L

Coreq: For 433