School Of Engineering, Design And Built Environment

Fire Engineering Design and AssessmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300718.5


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Fire safety engineering principles, building regulations, fire dynamics, building fire services, fire modelling and human behaviour in fires.

Equivalent Units
BG811A - Fire Safety Systems (Life Safety)

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

About this Unit
This unit helps to develop a high level of knowledge of fire safety systems relevant to life protection and the design and assessment of such systems. The unit covers the process of fire safety engineering design and assessment including the fire engineering brief, conceptual design, regulatory objectives, fire safety engineering subsystems, verification methods, timeline analysis, design fires, evaluation of performance of passive and active fire protection systems, risk analysis and fire engineering project reporting.

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