Module 9

Fire Engineering Principles

This module will cover the principles of fire engineering

Module 9-1

This module covers the following topics:

  • Basic principles of Fire Engineering
  • History of Fire Engineering
  • What is Fire Engineering?
  • Role of Fire Engineer
  • Fire Engineering approaches available
  • Fire Engineering Competence

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Module 9-2

This module covers the following topics:

  • Determining fire size
  • Design approaches
  • Liaison with Fire Service
  • Advantages of Fire Engineered Solution
  • Disadvantages of Fire Engineered Solution
  • Are some Fire Engineered Solutions flawed
  • Guidance documents
  • Main factors to consider with Fire Engineered solution

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Module 9-3

This module covers the following topics:

  • Misconceptions
  • What if?
  • Qualitative Design Review
  • Published documents
  • Assessment against criteria
  • Competencies

Module 9-4

This module covers the following topics:

  • What is CFD modelling
  • Case Studies

Module 9-5

This module covers the following topics:

  • Fire Modelling
  • FDS
  • Impulse fans
  • Smoke control in flats – CFD
  • Various CFD Models
  • CIBSE Guide E

Module 9-6

This module covers the following topics:

  • Case Studies

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Module 9-7

This module covers the following topics:

  • Reconstruction using fire modelling
  • Application of fire models
  • Issues with smoke control in blocks of flats

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