A practical understanding of fire protection systems is essential to effective management of a fire scene. Fire Protection Systems focuses on the operational characteristics and abilities of different types of systems and equipment that are used during fire department operations to access a water source, apply a suppression agent to control a particular type of fire, provide information concerning the location of a fire, and more. Systematic, easy-to-understand coverage thoroughly explores various types of active fire protection systems and components, how they operate, and the requirements for installation, making this a valuable learning tool for firefighters and a handy resource for design professionals.
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SECTION ONE - ESTABLISHING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FIRE BEHAVIOR, THE MODEL CODES, AND FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Chapter One - The Basics of Fire Behavior Chapter Two - Fire Protection Systems and the Mode Code Process SECTION TWO - WATER-BASED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Chapter Three - Water Supplies for Fire Protection Systems Chapter Four - Standpipe Systems Chapter Five - Fire Sprinkler Systems Basics Chapter Six - Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems SECTION THREE - FIRE ALARM AND DETECTION SYSTEMS Chapter Seven - Fire Alarm System Components and Functions Chapter Eight - Types of Fire Systems SECTION FOUR - FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS Chapter Nine - Wet and Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems Chapter Ten - Gaseous Extinguishing Systems Chapter Eleven - Portable Fire Extinguishers SECTION FIVE - CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Chapter Twelve - Smoke Management and Control Systems Chapter Thirteen - Egress Control
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Book Description Delmar Cengage Learning, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1401862624