Fire Protection Systems

Fire Protection Systems

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In addition to architects, engineers, and design professionals, fire fighters also need to understand fire protection systems in order to manage the fire scene and minimize risks to life and property. Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of fire protection systems, their operational abilities and characteristics, and their applications within various types of structures. The new Second Edition meets the latest course objectives from the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Educationa€™s (FESHE) Fire Protection Systems model curriculum and covers: a€c Water supply basics, including sources, distribution networks, piping, and hydrants. a€c Active fire protection systems and components, their operational characteristics, and installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements. a€c Passive fire protection systems such as firewalls, fire separation assemblies, and fire dampers a€c Smoke control and management systems, gas-based suppression, access and egress control systems, and the code requirements for installation of these systems. Ensure that you are completely up-to-date on the latest fire protection systems and their operational characteristics and abilities with Fire Protection Systems, Second Edition.Dry pipe sprinkler system A type of automatic fire sprinkler system that has pressurized air or nitro- gen in the pipes; ... of the fire alarm systema#39;s circuits and devices, processes manual and automatic input signals from the initiating devices, anbsp;...

Title:Fire Protection Systems
Author:A. Maurice Jones Jr.
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2013-12-27


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