Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    May 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FIRE 202 - Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply

(R only)

Provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and solve water supply problems. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120  or consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly FS 212.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Apply the application of mathematics and physics to the movement of water in fire suppression activities.
  • Identify the design principles of fire service pumping apparatus.
  • Analyze community fire flow demand criteria.
  • Demonstrate, through problem solving, a thorough understanding of the principles of forces that affect water, both at rest and in motion.
  • List and describe the various types of water distribution systems.
  • Discuss the various types of water pumps.

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