What Tools and Technologies Are Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers Using to Do Their Job?


Wall panel furnaces

Tube furnaces


Steiner tunnel furnaces

Smoke density testers

Silicon photodiodes

Silica-carbide fiber sensors

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Sampling probes

Room calorimeters

Radiant heaters

Propane diffusion flame burners

Photoelectric cells

Oxygen meters

Oxygen depletion calorimeters

Oxygen analyzers

Orifice-plate flowmeters

Optical filters

Notebook computers

Methane burners

Mass flow controllers

Load cells

Intermediate scale calorimeters

Horizontal furnaces

Helium-neon lasers

Heat sinks

Heat flux transducers

Furniture calorimeters

Flow tunnels

Floor-ceiling furnaces

Flammability testers

Flame spread testers

Digital cameras

Desktop computers

Counter-flow slot burners CSB

Cone calorimeters

Collection hoods


Autodesk Revit

Bentley MicroStation

Computational Dynamics STAR-CD

Computer aided design CAD software

A Large Outdoor Fire plume Trajectory model Flat Terrain ALOFT-FT

Analysis of Smoke Control Systems ASCOS


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Atria smoke management engineering tools ASMET

Available Safe Egress Time ASET

Berkeley Algorithm for Breaking Window Glass in a Compartment Fire BREAK1

Building Research Establishment BRE Jasmine


Computational fluid dynamics CFD software

Consolidated compartment fire model CCFM

Consolidated fire and smoke transport model CFAST

Crows Dynamics Simulex

Data acquisition software

Detector Actuation Quasi Steady DETACT-QS

Egress Allsafe

Egress EVACS

Egress EXITT

Elevator evacuation ELVAC software

Evacuation modeling software

Finite element method FEM software

Fire dynamics simulators

Fire Protection Engineering Tools FPETool software

Fire Response of Structures Thermal FIRES-T software

Fire Simulation Technique FIRST software

FIRECALC fire zone modeling software

Fluent FloWizard

Human modeling software

Interconsult Brann G-JET


Large eddy simulation LES software

Link actuated vents LAVENT software

Load-bearing analysis software

Mean time to failure MTTF software

Network flow modeling software

Simulation of fires in enclosures SOFIE software

Zone modeling software

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What Subjects Should I Study to Become a Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineer?
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What Skills Should a Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineer Have?

Critical Thinking

Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Reading Comprehension

Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

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How Much Experience is Needed to Become a Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineer?

A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for this occupation. For example, a person in this occupation must complete four years of college and work for several years in industry to be considered qualified.

  • 96.55% said they needed a Bachelor's Degree.

  • 3.45% said they needed a Some College Courses.

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What Does a Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineer Do?

Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers Research causes of fires, determine fire protection methods, and design or recommend materials or equipment such as structural components or fire-detection equipment to assist organizations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards.

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