Operation of Fire Protection Systems

Operation of Fire Protection Systems

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Learn the qins and outsq of fire protection system hardware!Comprised of 37 illustrated chapters from the recently published Fire Protection Handbook, the new Operation of Fire Protection Systems helps you make better, more informed decisions about safety. Over 30 leading fire protection experts contributed their expertise to this comprehensive look at how fire detection, alarm, and suppression systems work, and what you need to do to keep them operational. You'll be able to oversee outside contractors, perform in-house tasks, and conduct inspections, with: Coverage of detection and alarm systems including notification appliances, fire alarm system interfaces, and gas and vapor detection systems and monitors Guidance on automatic sprinklers, water spray protection, standpipe and hose systems, and hazards such as Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Facts about direct halon replacement agents, foam, and all types of extinguishing agents and systemsFacility managers, AHJ's, and fire service pros gain the knowledge needed to keep equipment online and pass promotional exams.If the isolating switch is not mechanically interlocked with the controller circuit breaker, a warning label must also be present to warn of operating (opening or closing) the isolating switch if the circuit breaker is closed. This is because theanbsp;...

Title:Operation of Fire Protection Systems
Author:Arthur E. Cote, National Fire Protection Association
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2003-01-01


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