Topics covered include causes of fire, the spread of fire, fire and smoke development, the behaviour materials in fires, the effects of fire on structural integrity; fire testing, compartmentalisation, fire separation; statutory requirements for horizontal and vertical fire exits, fire resistance ratings and the maintenance of resistance by means of fire stopping materials, fire protection systems.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Demonstrate an understanding of fire science.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of human movement and behaviour in fires including the behaviour of occupants relative to their awareness, actions and movements and how human behaviour issues are incorporated in building design
3. Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of fire protection systems and how they interact within a building
4. Demonstrate working knowledge of the relationship and interface between fire science and building regulations.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
|Withdraw – Financial?||23/02/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||07/03/2019|
|Withdraw – Financial?||19/06/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||04/07/2019|
|Withdraw – Financial?||16/10/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||31/10/2019|