Electronic Protection and Security Systems

Electronic Protection and Security Systems

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This book provides a concise guide to the selection, design and installation of the wide range of security systems in use in domestic, public and commercial contexts. The range of products covered includes intruder alarms, fire alarms, call systems, access control, vehicle protection, emergency and security lighting, closed circuit TV (CCTV) and intercoms. Electronic Protection and Security Systems is essential reading for all security system installers and designers. It is also an invaluable guide for managers selecting and supervising security systems, local government, police, and security-conscious householders and vehicle owners. This book provides a wide ranging foundation for SITO NVQ students. The second edition of this popular book has been updated to cover the latest technology in ID, communication equipment, fire alarm wiring techniques, TV camera links, wireless systems, Paknet, etc. Gerard Honey's clear, practical text draws on his wealth of experience designing and installing security and protection systems. He is also the author of Intruder Alarms, a comprehensive text for the SITO NVQs in that topic. Includes latest technology Comprehensive practical guideManual detectors The break-glass call point is a manually activated device intended to enable personnel to raise the alarm in the event of a fire by breaking a glass cover on the unit which ... Alternative call points feature a frangible element in which the operating switch is held off by the edge of the glass. These use the scored glass principle, so that firm thumb pressure is sufficient to break the glass.

Title:Electronic Protection and Security Systems
Author:Gerard Honey
Publisher:Newnes - 1998


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