Corbett's Trivia

Glenn Corbett, PE, is the former assistant chief of the Waldwick (NJ) Fire Department, an assistant professor of fire science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, and a technical editor for Fire Engineering. He recently served on the Federal Advisory Committee of the National Construction Safety Team and is a member of the Fire Code Advisory Council for New Jersey. He is the coauthor of the late Francis L. Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, 4th Edition, editor of the upcoming Fire Engineering's Handbook for Firefighter I and II, and an FDIC Executive Advisory Board member.

 

Past Trivia

Corbett's Trivia

Q. Generally, what is "adiabatic" flame temperature?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. Generally, what is "adiabatic" flame temperature?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What is the recommended pressure to supply to the fire department connection in a sprinkler system?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What type of construction is also erroneously called "slow-burning?"

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What type of construction is also erroneously called "slow-burning?"

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What city was visited twice by conflagrations, the first on April 12th, 1908 and the second in the rag shop district on October 14th, 1973?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What was the name of the 1740's inventor of the "traditional" leather fire helmet with a wide brim and tall crown?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What was the name of the 1740's inventor of the "traditional" leather fire helmet with a wide brim and tall crown?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What is the proper inlet pressure for inline handline foam eductors?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. Who was the Austrian mountaineer who invented a rope friction knot in 1931?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. Who was the Austrian mountaineer who invented a rope friction knot in 1931?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What does the acronym A.F.F.F. stand for?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. The NFPA publishes a building code. What is its name and number?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What corporation was associated with the "Navy" nozzle?

Corbett's Trivia

Q. What corporation was associated with the "Navy" nozzle?