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Fires impact people, property and the environment in all countries around the world. In some cases, the resulting losses are extraordinary, causing hundreds of deaths, widespread damage to property and contents and significant impacts on the environment. More often, fires may cause a single casualty or affect a single home, though the effects are still highly significant to those affected and collectively are substantial. This course will provide an overview of the challenges posed by fire as well as the fire safety solutions that are available to meet those challenges....
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Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

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Introduction to Fire Behavior

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Reading
4 vidéos (Total 65 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Flames [11:08]11 min
Products of Fires [18:43]18 min
Compartment Fires [24:08]24 min
Reading4 lectures
Fire Protection Engineering [ppt]10 min
Flames [ppt]10 min
Products of Fire [ppt]10 min
Compartment Fires [pdf]10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Introduction to Fire Behavior Quiz8 min
Week
2
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3 heures pour terminer

What is Fire Protection Engineering?

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Reading
6 vidéos (Total 79 min), 6 lectures, 1 quiz
Video6 vidéos
Designing Safer Building [7:31]7 min
History of Fire Protection Engineering [18:57]18 min
Why Fire Protection Engineering is an Exciting & Rewarding Profession [13:55]13 min
About SFPE [11:34]11 min
Licensure of Fire Protection Engineers [19:09]19 min
Reading6 lectures
Catastrophic Fire [ppt]10 min
Design Safer Buildings [pdf]10 min
History of Fire Protection Engineering [pdf]10 min
Why Fire Protection Engineering is an Exciting & Rewarding Profession [pdf]10 min
About SFPE [pdf]10 min
Licensure of Fire Protection Engineers [pdf]10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
What is Fire Protection Engineering?12 min
Week
3
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2 heures pour terminer

Fire Safety Subsystems

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Reading
4 vidéos (Total 73 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
Detection and Alarm Systems [19:08]19 min
Fire Suppression Systems [19:46]19 min
Smoke Control Systems [22:40]22 min
Reading4 lectures
Fire Safety Systems [pdf]10 min
Detection and Alarm Systems [pdf]10 min
Fire Suppression Systems [pdf]10 min
Smoke Control Systems [pdf]10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Fire Safety Systems Quiz10 min
Week
4
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2 heures pour terminer

The Effects of Fire on People

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Reading
4 vidéos (Total 89 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
Video4 vidéos
What Human Behavior in Fire is NOT [17:55]17 min
Types of Human Behavior in Fires: Incidents & Case Studies [27:41]27 min
Transition into Practice: Why Does all of this Matter? [20:45]20 min
Reading4 lectures
What is Human Behavior in Fire? [pdf]10 min
Why Human Behavior in Fire is NOT… [pdf]10 min
Types of Human Behavior in Fires: Incidents and Case Studies [pdf]10 min
Translation into Practice – Why does all of this matter? [pdf]10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
The Effects of Fire on People10 min
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par MKDec 27th 2016

Amazing course of fire science and learnt alot of new concepts and things. I am really excited to implement the newly learnt knowledge and skills. Thanks Coursera

par RBFeb 16th 2017

The contents of the course are really easier to absorb and very informative. They are structured in a simpler way and very effective to gain knowledge easily

Enseignant

James Milke, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Fire Protection and Engineering

À propos de University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

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