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Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems

Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-1418039509

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Publisher: Delmar Learning
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Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems - 2ND 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1418039509

Robert Gagnon

ISBN13: 978-1418039509
ISBN10: 1418039500
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Publisher: Delmar Learning

Published: 2008
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

Special hazard and fire alarm fundamentals p. 1
Fundamental concepts for design of special hazard and fire alarm systems p. 2
Ethics and professional development p. 47
Special hazard suppression agents and their applications p. 71
Water-based special hazard systems p. 107
Low-expansion foam system design p. 108
Medium-and high-expansion foam system design p. 166
Water mist systems p. 189
Ultra high-speed explosion suppression systems and ultra high-speed water spray systems p. 209
Caseous and particulate agent special hazard systems p. 231
Clean agent and Halon replacement extinguishing system design p. 232
Carbon dioxide system design p. 257
Dry chemical and wet chemical extinguishing system design p. 303
Special hazard detection, alarm, and releasing fire alarm systems p. 329
Fire detection and alarm systems p. 330
Fire alarm system initiating devices p. 357
Fire alarm system notification appliances p. 394
Fire detector placement p. 425
Fire alarm circuit design and fire alarm control units p. 459
Reference tables p. 485
Properties of flammable liquids p. 497
Properties of combustible liquids p. 499
Pipe diameters p. 501
Selected NFPA standards p. 505
NFPA standards correlated to core competencies and learning performance objectives p. 505
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