BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

3 Units

Fire Technology 115 investigates the components of building construction that relate to fire safety. The elements of construction and design of structures are shown to be key factors when inspecting buildings, preplanning fire operations, and operating at fires. The development and evolution of building and fire codes are studied in relationship to past fires in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. Fire Technology 115 meets or exceeds the California State Fire Marshal’s Office core requirement for Fire 4. Lecture 3 hours.

Prerequisite: Fire Technology 101.

Transfer credit: CSU


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