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FSC 118 Fire Hydraulics

Credit Hours: 3Effective Term: Fall 2015SUN#: NAAGEC: None |
Credit Breakdown: 3 LecturesTimes for Credit: 1Grading Option: A/F OnlyCross-Listed: |

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes |
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1. (Application Level) Solve mathematical problems involving basic mathematics, fractions, decimals and square roots.
2. (Evaluation Level) Interpret the principles and characteristics of water and pressure as they relate to fire streams. 3. (Comprehension Level) Explain pounds per square inch and the formula for computing friction loss. 4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the types of fire streams and the general uses of each. 5. (Comprehension Level) Explain nozzle pressure and compute related hydraulics problems. 6. (Comprehension Level) Explain gallons per minute and computer-related hydraulics problems. 7. (Application Level) Compute hydraulics problems relating to friction loss in various sizes of hose and types of appliances. 8. (Evaluation Level) Interpret the rules of thumb for fireground hydraulics. 9. (Comprehension Level) Explain the relationship between residual and static pressure. 10. (Comprehension Level) Explain engine pressure and compute related hydraulic problems. 11. (Synthesis Level) Summarize water supply and explain related hydraulic formulas. |

Internal/External Standards Accreditation |

1. Outcomes to be met by National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 1500 Chapter 6 Standard.
2. Outcomes will be measured by NFPA 1002, Chapters 1,2,3,6 and 8 Standards. 3. Outcomes will be measured by International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) Pumping Apparatus Driver/Operator Standard. |