Full course description
Good fire protection requires an adequate water supply and the credibility of a fire protection specialist is tested when it becomes necessary to establish:
The quantity and pressure of water needed to provide adequate fire protection
The ability of existing water supply systems to provide fire protection in addition to domestic and industrial requirements.
The adequacy of a water supply in conjunction with a particular piping system to provide effective automatic sprinkler protection.
Alternatives for improving deficiencies.
This course focuses on each of these points by applying the basics of fluid mechanics and the practical aspects of fire protection hydraulics. A solid foundation in fire protection hydraulics, with emphasis on testing and calculation procedures is provided by attending this course.
Core course for Fire Protection Certificate Program
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply Analysis, 2nd Edition, by Pat D. Brock, ISBN 0-87939-171-3 Contact Fire Protection Publications at 1-800-654-4055 and order item #36492 (hard cover) or #36315 (soft cover) or order online.
When you register for an online course, you will receive an email confirmation including a link to the OSU Online Classroom and your username and password. The course is self-paced unless otherwise noted. Download the instructional materials and view each video. Exams must be completed with a 70% or better. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you have successfully completed the course. You have 6 months to complete the course unless otherwise noted.