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Fire and Arson Investigation FRSC 2170

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): None

Presents an introduction to Fire Investigation. Emphasis is placed upon: fire behavior, combustion properties of various materials, sources of ignition, and investigative techniques for - structures, grassland, wildland, automobiles, vehicles, ships and other types of fire investigation, causes of electrical fires, chemical fires, explosive evaluations, laboratory operation, techniques used in fire deaths and injuries, arson as a crime, other techniques, State and Federal laws, and future trends in fire investigative technology.


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