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    Jun 22, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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FIP 232 Hydraulics & Water Dist (3 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the flow of fluids through fire hoses, nozzles, appliances, pumps, standpipes, water mains, and other devices reference in NFPA standard 25. Emphasis is placed on supply and delivery systems, fire flow testing, hydraulic calculations, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform hydraulic calculations, conduct water availability tests, and demonstrate knowledge of water distribution systems.

Competencies
Student Learning Outcomes
1. Describe flow of water through various appliances.
2. Describe pumping system.
3. Demonstrate the ability to perform hydraulic calculations.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of a water distribution system.



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