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    SUNY Broome Community College
  Feb 25, 2018
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CHM 125 - Fire Protection Chemistry

Fundamental concepts of inorganic chemistry.  Composition of substances, kinetic and molecular theories, atomic structure and bonding, solutions and colloids, ions in solution and introduction to organic chemistry.  For Fire Protection Technology students.

Credits: 4
3 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Discuss and understand the use of SI units in Fire Science.
2.  Discuss and understand the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis; and application of scientific data, concepts, and models in chemistry.
3.  Discuss and understand the basic principles of chemical elements and compounds in Fire Science.
4.  Discuss and understand physical and chemical changes.
5.  Discuss and understand the flow of fluids.
6.  Discuss and understand heat transfer.
7.  Discuss and understand how chemistry and physics relate to fire protection.
8.  Discuss and understand the combustion process.
9.  Discuss and understand the fire characteristics of solid, liquid, and gaseous combustibles.
10.  Discuss and understand combustion products.
11.  Discuss and understand the movement of fire gases.
12.  Discuss and understand the computer modeling of fire.
13.  Discuss and understand Arson investigation sampling and testing.
14.  Discuss and understand effect of fire impingement on construction types 1-5.
15.  Discuss and understand federal incident command management system.
16.  Discuss and understand fire fighting procedures.
17.  Discuss and understand special fire situations.

The expected learning outcomes will be assessed through the use of homework assignments and/or quizzes, chapter exams, and the final exam.

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