Illinois Fire Service Institute


NFA Fire Modeling in a Single Family Residence : 8 Hours

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Course Description

The course presents data from test burns of single-family occupancies to enable firefighters to evaluate, analyze, and use fire computer models effectively, such as the Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS). By viewing expert scientific and engineering perspectives, and discussing and analyzing results of videotaped test burns and burn data, students will learn the benefits, applications, and limitations of fire modeling. Students will apply data from fire scenarios to the FDS to understand how different conditions may affect the outcome of an actual fire. Students will be introduced to different types of fire tests, with explanations of their application and reliability. Firefighters and fire officers, fire marshals, inspectors, building inspectors, career and volunteer firefighters who have prevention responsibilities.


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Champaign, IL 61820
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Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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