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Fire tactics – Standard operation procedures

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Course Unit Code030-1101/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle, Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionEnglish
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
TRC009Ing. Martin Trčka, Ph.D.
Summary
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The graduate of course is able to describe the basic principles of fire tactics, he can define differencies between open area fires and closed area as well. The graduate is able to describe aspects of fires in buildings, that influence the development of fire and stability of buildings depending on the design system and size of the building. The gradute can evaluate the situation at the place of fire as well as quantify the amount of extinguishing substence and firefighters needed. The safety of the firefighters is crucial.
Course Contents
1. General principles of firefighting
2. Size-up
3. Engine company operations (Offensive, defensive, No Attack)
4. Watter supply - hoseline selection, stretching and placement, shape of streams,
3D extinguishing, entry principles
5. Fog supply - extinguishing foam types and nozzles
6. Ventilation – natural ventilation, positive and negative pressure ventilation
7. Search and rescue
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
NORMAN, John. Fire officer's handbook of tactics. Fifth edition. Tulsa, Oklahoma: PennWell Corporation, [2019]. ISBN 978-1593704186.
NORMAN, John. Fire officer's handbook of tactics. Fifth edition. Tulsa, Oklahoma: PennWell Corporation, [2019]. ISBN 978-1593704186.
Recommended Reading:
GRIMWOOD, Paul. Euro firefighter. Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Jeremy Mills, 2008. ISBN 978-1-906600-25-9.
SVENSSON, Stefan. Fire Ventilation. Karlstad : Swedish Rescue Services Agency, 2005. ISBN 91-7253-279-3.
GRIMWOOD, Paul. Flashover & nozzle techniques. Destelbergen : Crisis & Emergency Management Centre, 2002.
GRIMWOOD, Paul. Euro firefighter. Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Jeremy Mills, 2008. ISBN 978-1-906600-25-9.
SVENSSON, Stefan. Fire Ventilation. Karlstad : Swedish Rescue Services Agency, 2005. ISBN 91-7253-279-3.
GRIMWOOD, Paul. Flashover & nozzle techniques. Destelbergen : Crisis & Emergency Management Centre, 2002.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Individual consultations
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined