FT 105 Ch. 4
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All energy, both kinetic and potential within molecules.
The temp. at which no movement of molecules occurs.
Measure of the average molecular velocity or the degree of intensity of the heat.
Organic compound that contains only carbon and hydrogen.
Complex carbohydrate of plant cell walls used in making paper or rayon.
Contains oxygen within itself to sustain combustion even with a foam extinguishing agent applied.
Water with a wetting agent mixed in, reducing the surface tension of the water allowing it to flow more freely.
Polymeres are added to the water to lower friction loss and allow the hose line to supply more water.
Thickening agent is added to water to make it cling to the surface of the fuel.
Condition in which turbulent steam and smoke leads to decreased visibility and uncomfortable conditions.
Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS)
Foam system installed on fire apperatus.
Aqueous Film-Forming Foam
Foam created by combination of water and perfluorocarboxylic acid.
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