Studies of fluid mechanics dealing with the mechanical properties of water at rest and in motion, its application to suppression operations, and fire streams. Includes municipal and rural water supply operations, basic fire pump components, systems and operational skills. Fire Department Sponsorship Required.
Course Learning Outcomes
Describe the principles of pressure and friction loss.
Describe water system fundamentals.
Explain the basic fire service hydraulics terminology, principles, and formulas.
- Principles of pressure and friction loss
- Determining flow and velocity
- Pressure loss
- Water supply management and water system fundamentals