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Describe the 4 phases of a solid-fuel fire
- Ignition Phase
- Growth Phase
- Fully Developed Phase
- Decay Phase
What is the definition of fire?
Fire is a rapid, persistent chemical reaction that releases both heat and light.
What are the 5 types of energy?
- 1. Chemical energy
- 2. Mechanical energy
- 3. Electrical energy
- 4. Light energy
- 5. Nuclear energy
- Energy created by a chemical reaction
- Exothermic reactions produce heat
- Endothermic reactions absorb heat
Converted to heat when two materials rub against each other
Produces heat while flowing through a wire or another conductive material
Caused by electromagnetic waves packaged in discrete bundles called photons
Created by nuclear fission or fusion
a geometric shape used to depict the three components of which a fire is composed: fuel, oxygen, and heat
a geometric shape used to depict the four components required for a fire to occur: fuel, oxygen, heat, and chemical chain reactions.