FIR 261 Fire Hydraulics

Hydraulic theory and principles in a classroom setting using formula calculations with reference to fireground rule of thumb application. Topics covered include: principles of water at rest; the theory of water in motion and under pressure; water distribution systems; pump testing and pump capacity; formulas to determine friction loss; and back pressure and forward pressure of water with relevance. Prerequisite: MTH 161 or MTH 111. Three lecture hours per week. 3 credits Fall, Spring; Evening/Weekend only

3 credits
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