Level 2

Fire Science

This course will go through the basics of how to carry out a calculation and in the order it should be carried out. The important issue of transposing formula is covered as is trigonometry, areas and volumes. The module looks at mechanics, electricity and hydraulics.

Module 1

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Carrying out calculations using BIDMAS
  • Transposing formula
  • Indices

 

Module 2

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Trigonometry made simple
  • The Five Step Guide

 

Module 3

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Areas and volumes of various shapes
  • Measuring length, volume and density
  • Measuring time and speed

 

Module 4

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Heat and temperature
  • States of matter
  • The Kinetic model
  • Evaporation

 

Module 5

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Changing state from solid, liquid and gases
  • Latent heat of fusion
  • Latent heat of vaporrisation
  • Specific heat capacity

 

Module 6

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Expansions of solids and liquids
  • Expansion of gases
  • The gas laws

 

Module 7

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Introduction to electricity
  • Circuits in series

 

Module 8

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Circuits in parallel
  • Exercises

 

Module 9

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Speed, velocity and accelleration
  • Centrifugal force

 

Module 10

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Centrifugal Force
  • Resultant force
  • Torque

 

Module 11

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Molecules and atoms
  • Mass of products

 

Module 12

  • This module covers the following topics
  • Balancing equations
  • Mass of products

 

Module 13

  • This module covers the following topics
    • Principles of Hydraulics
    • Head and pressure

     

    Module 14

    • This module covers the following topics
      • Principles of siphon
      • Pumps and flow

       

      Module 15

      • This module covers the following topics
        • Frictional loss
        • Archimedes principle
        • Volumes and expansion