Feb 25, 2020  
2017-2018 Official General Catalog 
2017-2018 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FRS 201 - Fire Service Hydraulics

Application of the laws of mathematics and physics to properties of fluid states, force pressure and flow velocities.  Emphasis on applying principles of hydraulics to fire fighting problems.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  MAT 093 Integrated Arithmetic and Basic Algebra or equivalent

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

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

1.  Define hydraulics and explain its origin as a science and its history within the fire service.
2.  Understand the six principles of pressure.
3.  Understand and apply Bernoulli's theorem as it applies to hydraulics.
4.  Recognize the origins of formulas used to calculate gallons per minute, velocity and flow of water streams.

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