030-0903/02 – Firefighting Equipment (TP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Fire ProtectionCredits10
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Mikuláš Monoši, PhD.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Mikuláš Monoši, PhD.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MON0011 doc. Ing. Mikuláš Monoši, PhD.
VLC06 Ing. Vladimír Vlček, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 28+0
Combined Examination 28+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The course “Firefighting Equipment” has a decisive importance for intervention activity of fire brigades during firefighting, by rescue operations, by natural disasters and other extraordinary events. The course further explains basic legal regulations, technical regulations and directives applicable to the use of firefighting equipment. It explains basic requirements for operational reliability of technical equipment used in various operating conditions of fire brigades emergency activity. It deals in more detail with the problems of various technical equipment used in specific interventions (mainly demanding interventions by large fires of residential buildings, production companies, forest and natural fires, etc.) It also deals with the issue of technical support by intervention activities by major accidents, such as railway accidents, accidents of buses and other public transport means. It addresses the issue of choice of appropriate firefighting equipment according to the place of deployment in emergency sections. It specifies in detail particular properties of firefighting equipment in terms of functional properties, both qualitative and quantitative. Based on the study of these properties under various operating conditions it specifies appropriate firefighting equipment for intervention activities in terms of effective intervention.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations

Summary

The course is concerned with equipment inserted between men and acting subjects to protect health, lives, the property of individual persons and of the others when dealing with emergencies. A piece of equipment (machine, mechanism, apparatus, tool, gear and outfit) as a sum of material means and the method of application.

Compulsory literature:

Queen, P.L. Visual Dictionary of Firefighting Tools. Cengage Learning; 1 edition, 2006, 208 pages, ISBN 978-1401897901

Recommended literature:

According to the recommendation of the teacher.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Processing of the given topic, written and oral presentation.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

- Basic legal and technical regulations and directives applicable to the use of firefighting equipment - Basic firefighting equipment used by fire brigades, basic types, deciding tactical and technical data and usage - General and technical requirements for firefighting equipment - Effective deployment of various firefighting equipment for intervention activities, deploy of technological line for the emergency section - Principles of choice of firefighting equipment for selected specific intervention activities (multi-criteria selection of equipment) - Theoretical base of operational reliability and availability of firefighting equipment - Basic principles of modern management of operations, maintenance and inspection of firefighting equipment - Essential requirements for work safety and health protection by operation of firefighting equipment

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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