Provide a one page or longer response to each of the following questions.
Question 1 – Based the readings and video on fire behavior apply the basic concepts to the fire that occurs in the video fire power. Answer the following
• What stages of fire did the fire go through?
• What types of heat transfer occurred during the fire?
• What influence did convection have on the spread of the fire?
• How long did it take for flashover to occur?
Question 2 – After reading and viewing the material on backdraft answer the following:
• Give a precise explanation of what occurs during backdraft
• What are some common predictors of backdraft?
• What, in your opinion, and based on the reading and viewing material, are the major differences
between a backdraft and a flashover?
• Why do flashovers occur more often than backdrafts?
Question 3 – Based on the reading material on smoke management what smoke management systems could have been employed to prevent the spread of smoke at the MGM Grand Fire?
Question 4 – Compare the fires in the three videos [ couch fire, Fire power, Christmas tree fire] determine why flashover occurred at different times for the different fires. provide reasons based on fire behavior reading as to why this occurred.