Human Response to Fire
Prerequisite: ENFP250. Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Fire Protection Engineering department. Jointly offered with ENFP613. Credit only gran ted for: ENFP413 or ENFP613. Fractional effective dose (FED) methods for predicting time to incapacitation and death of fires for use in fire safety calculations. Physiology and toxicology of the fire effluent components, decomposition chemistry of common materials, standard experimental approaches. Predictive models of material production rates. People movement characteristics related to building evacuation. Formulation and application of evacuation models. Human behavior factors affecting response of people to fire situations.