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FIR 103

Principles of Building Construction


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FIR 103 Principles of Building Construction


This course is part of the Fire Protection Technology core group. It is designed to introduce the student to methods and techniques of building construction and how building construction impacts both fire behavior and the life safety of building occupants. Students are also introduced to the causes of building failures (structural collapse) and the role of interior finish in fire spread and toxic gas production.


  • Prerequisite: None
  • Hours: 3
  • Credits: 3


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