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FST 2201 Fire Protection Hydraulics & Water Supply

This course provides a foundation of theoretical knowledge in order to understand the principles of the use of water in fire protection and to apply hydraulic principles to analyze and to solve water supply problems. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Describe the application of mathematics and physics to the movement of water in fire suppression activities.
  • Identify the design principles of fire service pumping apparatus.
  • Analyze community fire flow demand criteria.
  • Design, build and utilize an Excel program to solve various fire hydraulics problems.
  • Given various examples, determine the principle of force that affects water at rest and in motion.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2