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School of Engineering
CIVIL ENGINEERING
Course unit
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FIRE PREVENTION
INP5073341, A.A. 2018/19

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
CIVIL ENGINEERING
IN0517, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2018/19
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Degree course track PROGETTAZIONE TECNOLOGICA E RECUPERO EDILIZIO [005PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FIRE PREVENTION
Department of reference Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GIORGIO CROATTO ICAR/10
Other lecturers Fabio Dattilo

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
INP5073341 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FIRE PREVENTION GIORGIO CROATTO IN2291

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ICAR/10 Technical Architecture 9.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/02/2019
End of activities 14/06/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 A.A. 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 CROATTO GIORGIO (Presidente)
TURRINI UMBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
2 A.A. 2017/18 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 CROATTO GIORGIO (Presidente)
TURRINI UMBERTO (Membro Effettivo)
DATTILO FABIO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of present construction materials (insulation and coatings materials, wood, steel, concrete, etc.) and architectural, structural building elements.
Target skills and knowledge: The course will provide the knowledge necessary to handle the problem about fire prevention both for existing and new buildings. The approaches to solving problems will be provided in order to achieve the following goals: life, goods and environment safeguarding, learning how to use and manage fire-fighting strategies in different contexts.
Examination methods: Written test with open and/or multiple-choice questions. A final oral test will conclude the exam.
Assessment criteria: The candidate's evaluation will be based checking the level of preparation achieved about the topics outlined during the course as well as about the ability to approach methodologically real examples.
Course unit contents: The course contents are as follows:
A) fire prevention objectives and foundations;
B) fire physics and chemistry;
C) technical standards and fire prevention standards and application;
E) technologies and systems for active protection;
F) general legislation and EU directives;
G) fire prevention procedures;
H) fire safety in the workplace;
I) risk assessment and equivalent security measures;
L) engineering approach to fire safety;
M) fire safety management system (SGSA);
N) activities about risk of major accident;
O) practical exercises and training visits with activities subject to fire prevention controls;
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lessons followed by one or more exercises, even by groups, where the lessons learned will be put in practice.
Additional notes about suggested reading: The course notes will be distributed by electronic form.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Case study
  • Problem solving

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)

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