CENTRAL TEXAS
FIRE INVESTIGATORS'
AND INSPECTORS' Association

Dedicated to protecting the public from the element of harm caused by the unsolicited act of arson.

Upcoming events

    • 26 Jan 2022
    • 27 Jan 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • Online via Zoom
    Register

    This course provides a basic review of explosions in the first module, followed by a more in-depth

    study of explosions involving energetic materials and fuel-air mixtures. The final module will

    discuss best practices for multi-disciplinary post-blast investigations. The course is organized into

    four modules, each being a 2-hour presentation, providing a total of 8 hours of continuing

    education.


    Upon completion of this course, the student should demonstrate a mastery of the following

    learning outcomes: 1) identify the different types of explosions, 2) describe the various effects

    produced by an explosion, 3) differentiate between explosions involving energetic materials and

    fuel-air mixtures, 4) describe best practices for conducting post-blast investigations.


    Recommended Readings


    NFPA. (2020). Chapter 22 explosions. In NFPA 921: Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations

    (2021 ed., pp. 247-270). National Fire Protection Association.

    Thurman, J.T. (2019). Practical Bomb Scene Investigation (3rd ed.). CRC Press.


    2022 Flyer.pdf


    Syllabus.pdf


CENTRAL TEXAS
FIRE INVESTIGATORS' AND INSPECTORS' Association

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