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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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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Seção
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2 horas para concluir

Introduction to Fire Behavior

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Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 65 min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video4 videos
Flames [11:08]11min
Products of Fires [18:43]18min
Compartment Fires [24:08]24min
Reading4 leituras
Fire Protection Engineering [ppt]10min
Flames [ppt]10min
Products of Fire [ppt]10min
Compartment Fires [pdf]10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Introduction to Fire Behavior Quiz8min

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3 horas para concluir

What is Fire Protection Engineering?

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Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 79 min), 6 leituras, 1 teste
Video6 videos
Designing Safer Building [7:31]7min
History of Fire Protection Engineering [18:57]18min
Why Fire Protection Engineering is an Exciting & Rewarding Profession [13:55]13min
About SFPE [11:34]11min
Licensure of Fire Protection Engineers [19:09]19min
Reading6 leituras
Catastrophic Fire [ppt]10min
Design Safer Buildings [pdf]10min
History of Fire Protection Engineering [pdf]10min
Why Fire Protection Engineering is an Exciting & Rewarding Profession [pdf]10min
About SFPE [pdf]10min
Licensure of Fire Protection Engineers [pdf]10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
What is Fire Protection Engineering?12min

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Fire Safety Subsystems

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4 vídeos (Total de 73 min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video4 videos
Detection and Alarm Systems [19:08]19min
Fire Suppression Systems [19:46]19min
Smoke Control Systems [22:40]22min
Reading4 leituras
Fire Safety Systems [pdf]10min
Detection and Alarm Systems [pdf]10min
Fire Suppression Systems [pdf]10min
Smoke Control Systems [pdf]10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Fire Safety Systems Quiz10min

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2 horas para concluir

The Effects of Fire on People

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Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 89 min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video4 videos
What Human Behavior in Fire is NOT [17:55]17min
Types of Human Behavior in Fires: Incidents & Case Studies [27:41]27min
Transition into Practice: Why Does all of this Matter? [20:45]20min
Reading4 leituras
What is Human Behavior in Fire? [pdf]10min
Why Human Behavior in Fire is NOT… [pdf]10min
Types of Human Behavior in Fires: Incidents and Case Studies [pdf]10min
Translation into Practice – Why does all of this matter? [pdf]10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
The Effects of Fire on People10min
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por 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

por 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

Instrutores

James Milke, PhD

Professor and Chair
Department of Fire Protection and Engineering

Sobre 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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