Can you feel the heat? - Fire patterns and behaviours

General description

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Due to external factors, the dates of this event have been slightly changed. The arrival day is now on the 24th of July (two days earlier than initially scheduled).


Do you like to play with fire?

Aren?t you afraid to get burned?

Can you deal with HOT situations?

If your answer is yes then this is the course for you. Come discover the secrets behind fire behavior.

If you think you can handle it, then come to the eternal Coimbra.

Come to Us and play fire.

Academic information

Fields of activity:
Agronomics/Forestry , Biology , Chemical Engineering , Civil Engineering , Computer Engineering , Environmental Engineering , Materials Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Physics/Physics Engineering , Territory Engineering
Content and topics:
Fire safety, Fire Behaviour, Fire effects, Major factors in fires, Forest fuels, Fire meteorology, Wildland/Urban interfaces, New technologies.
Learning goals and objectives:
We intend for the participants to get a better understanding of how fire behaves, and what means we have to fight against this force of nature.
Examination type:
Written test
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter, interest in the topic.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

University dorms
Breakfast, lunch and dinner (2 warm) are fully guaranteed by the Course Organizers. Most meals will be served in the university canteen.
Bus, car, train, foot