Course syllabus

Industrial Fire Protection

VBRN65, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED BI/RH
Date of Decision: 2017-04-03

General Information

Compulsory for: BI3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The objective of the course is to provide the students with knowledge about fire protection systems, including systems for fire vetnitlation. By in form of  a project assignment combinine and apply knowledge gained from previous courses, the student is provided with insight into how this knowledge can be applied and utilised to analyse, evaluate, and design fire protection systems.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


This is a project oriented course and is based on the students going out into the community and finding an actual project case. On the basis of the project case's assumptions, the project owner's protection objectives, as well as the risks of damage to people, property, and the environment, the students will evaluate existing systems and design new fire protection systems. The project work will be presented in a seminar at the end of the course. Present at the seminar will be the case project owner, representatives from the local Rescue Services, students, and instructors. The students will also be allowed to argue against another group's work at the concluding seminar.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Successful completion is based on the written project assignment and oral presentation, including examining another project assignment.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: VBRF10 Fire Dynamics. VBRN60 Fire Protection Systems.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBR082

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Bjarne Husted,
Further information: Group assignments require active participation. Each group member must individually be able to account for the content of the assignment. If a group member does not fulfill the demands of the group or ignores hers/his commitment, she/he can be reassigned to another group or get a fail result. Some lectures may be given in English.