Summary: ''The most current guide to fire protection systems is here! Design of Special Hazard and Fire Alarm Systems, Second Edition is an essential resource for understanding how to design, install, and inspect both simple and complex special hazard and fire alarm systems. Updated to reflect the most current NFPA standards for optimum code-compliant performance, including the 2007 Edition of NFPA 72, this new edition combines real-world applications with the latest technologies so readers c
an easily transfer the information they learn to their daily work experiences. Ideal for architects, engineers, layout technicians, fire service personnel, plumbers, mechanical contractors, and sprinkler firms, it is a valuable reference tool for anyone who works with these important and intricate systems.''--BOOK JACKET.
Summary: ''The most current guide to fire protection systems is here! Design of Special Hazard and Fire Alarm Systems, Second Edition is an essential resource for understanding how to design, install, and inspect both simple and complex special hazard and fire alarm systems. Updated to reflect the most current NFPA standards for optimum code-compliant performance, including the 2007 Edition of NFPA 72, this new edition combines real-world applications with the latest technologies so readers can easily transfer the information they learn to their daily work experiences. Ideal for architects, engineers, layout technicians, fire service personnel, plumbers, mechanical contractors, and sprinkler firms, it is a valuable reference tool for anyone who works with these important and intricate systems.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 08 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Delmar Learning Published: 08/17/2007 International: No
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Special hazard and fire alarm fundamentals
Fundamental concepts for design of special hazard and fire alarm systems
Ethics and professional development
Special hazard suppression agents and their applications
Water-based special hazard systems
Low-expansion foam system design
Medium-and high-expansion foam system design
Water mist systems
Ultra high-speed explosion suppression systems and ultra high-speed water spray systems
Caseous and particulate agent special hazard systems
Clean agent and Halon replacement extinguishing system design
Carbon dioxide system design
Dry chemical and wet chemical extinguishing system design
Special hazard detection, alarm, and releasing fire alarm systems
Fire detection and alarm systems
Fire alarm system initiating devices
Fire alarm system notification appliances
Fire detector placement
Fire alarm circuit design and fire alarm control units
Properties of flammable liquids
Properties of combustible liquids
Selected NFPA standards
NFPA standards correlated to core competencies and learning performance objectives
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