CIVL 7012 Building Fire Services
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300711
Coordinator Sameera Wijesiri Pathirana Opens in new window
Description This unit describes the various types and application of building services and fire safety systems. It introduces appropriate standards for building fire service system design and the methods of applying recommendations of fire engineering assessments with respect to building services and fire safety systems.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Building Services Engineering
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Equivalent Subjects LGYC 0661 - Building Fire Services
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program.
Building surveying, fire safety engineering and related disciplines.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- explain the operation of building fire services
- identify and apply the relevant standards for building fire services
- describe the relationship between fire brigade intervention and fire safety design
- assess the adequacy of building fire safety system designs
Building Fire Safety Systems
Smoke Hazard Management
Automatic Fire Detection
Hose Reels and Extinguishers
Special Hazard Extinguishment
Warning, communication signage and lighting
Emergency Planning and Response
Environment in which Fire Brigade Intervention Model operates
The Fire Brigade Intervention Model
Fire Brigade Operations
Fire System Reliability
Hazard reduction & performance based designs and servicing, maintenance and certification.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Quiz 1||Short quiz with 10 multiple choice questions.||10||N||Individual|
|Assignment 1. Essay and analytical.||1500 words||20||N||Individual|
|Quiz 2||Short quiz with 10 multiple choice questions.||10||N||Individual|
|Assignment 2. Essay and analytical.||3000 words.||40||N||Individual|
|Assignment 3. Essay and analytical.||1500 words||20||N||Individual|
Subject Contact Sameera Wijesiri Pathirana Opens in new window