Unit 7 Assignment: Case Study: Fire Gases
Read the information on Fire Dynamics from the NIST.
Watch the Flashover Compilation Video from the NIST.
Write a 350–1,050-word essay describing the role fire gases play in the development and spread of fire. Incorporate the following in your essay:
- Where does the fire start, and what fuels have been provided?
- What are the characteristics of the compartment that the fire starts in (e.g., approximate size, ceiling heights, and potential vent openings)?
- Explain the role that smoke plays in the growth and spread of the fire.
Include a title page and reference page.
Format your work consistent with APA guidelines.
NOTE: This assignment will require outside research. Use at least two credible sources beyond the text material and discuss how you evaluated the credibility of the resources used. You may consult the Library, the internet, and other course material, as well as any other outside resources in supporting your task.