FIRE204

Fire Protection Hydraulics and Pumps

(3,0) 3

The application of mathematics and physics laws to properties of water, force, pressure and flow velocities. Emphasis: Applying principles of hydraulics to fire protection problems, use of water supply sources and needs; examines fire department apparatus testing, inspection and maintenance; deals with apparatus specifications and requirements. Prerequisite: MATH086 or equivalent/satisfactory score on ACT or placement exam and FIRE101 or 102, or BIOL102, 140 or 286 as a pre- or corequisite.

Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12