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Flame Prop & Mat Rating

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
FIP 264 Flame Prop & Mat Rating 1 4 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2014
This course covers the role of interior finishes in fires, smoke obscuration and density, flame spread, pyrolysis, and other related topics referenced in NFPA standard 1001. Emphasis is placed on testing equipment which includes Rack Impingement, Bench Furnace, and the two-foot tunnel. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the operation of the testing equipment and compile a reference notebook.
·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Describe the operation of fire testing equipment.
·2. Describe flame propagation properties of various interior finishes.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23914)