Unit

School Of Engineering, Design And Built Environment

Fire Technology and Engineering PrinciplesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300948.4

Discipline: FIRE TECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sameera Wijesiri Pathirana


Assumed Knowledge
Undergraduate coursework in building surveying, planning or related areas or has gained the equivalent building construction knowledge by working in the construction industry in an appropriate capacity for at least four years.


Incompatible Units
300712 - Fire Technology Principles, 300714 - Fire Engineering Principles

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2022 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
The unit introduces students to the basic principles of fire behaviour and fire safety design so that they can appreciate fire safety systems and interpret fire safety engineering design concepts. The unit covers the basics of combustion, building fire characteristics, smoke movement, responses of fire safety devices, building fire resistance, response of building occupants, fire safety engineering design and assessment methodology. The unit provides the basis for understanding fire safety engineering and the techniques and tools used in fire safety engineering.


Courses
3703.3Master of Building SurveyingCONTINUING
3704.2Graduate Diploma in Building SurveyingCONTINUING
3708.2Master of Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3708.3Master of Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3709.2Graduate Diploma in Bushfire ProtectionCONTINUING
3712.2Graduate Certificate in Building SurveyingCONTINUING




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