Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: FIS                                     Course Number: 209                                    
Course Title: Analysis of Urban Hazardous Materials, Tactics, and Strategy
Subject: Fire Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


A study of the storage, transportation, and use of hazardous material with an emphasis on flammable liquids, gases, cryogenics, and radioactive materials. It includes a systems analysis of methods of prevention, detection, control, and suppression of emergency situations. Case studies form the basis of the course. Critical parameters and characteristics of hazardous materials are defined and studied.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and FIS 101.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: