At the conclusion of this lesson you will be able to:

  • Describe how a fire develops in a ventilated and under-ventilated compartment. 
  • Define flow path and describe the impact is has on fire growth and spread. 
  • Define flashover, backdraft, and smoke explosion and describe the conditions needed for each to occur.

Course Lessons

  • Fire Dynamics in Structures 0:17

Applicable NFPA Standards

 NFPA 1001 (2019): 4.3.10, 4.3.11, 4.3.12