Introductory Course: Math and Physics through Fire Dynamics

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Description: The UMD Department of Fire Protection Engineering is proud to offer a program - An Introduction to Math and Physics through Fire Dynamics - which is geared towards high school students (10th - 12th grades) who have an interest in, and aptitude for, mathematics, science and/or engineering, and who are considering engineering careers. High school students will be exposed to a college-level taught program while sparking their interest in, as well as developing their knowledge of, the fundamental concepts in mathematics, physics and chemistry needed to understand and solve engineering problems. Students should be comfortable with algebra concepts, though they can work with the instructor if they have concerns or questions about their math level to determine if the program is right for them. Concepts will be studied with respect to various fire protection engineering applications through a series of lectures and related laboratory experiments.

Target Group: 10th-12th grade students comfortable with algebra concepts

Program Office: Department of Fire Protection Engineering

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