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Describe the 4 phases of a solid-fuel fire
Fully Developed Phase
What is the definition of fire?
Fire is a rapid, persistent chemical reaction that releases both heat and light.
List 3 states of matter
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.