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Fire Protection Systems / Edition 2

Fire Protection Systems / Edition 2

by A. Maurice Jones Jr.
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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 Education's (FESHE) Fire Protection Systems model curriculum and covers:

• Water supply basics, including sources, distribution networks, piping, and hydrants.
• Active fire protection systems and components, their operational characteristics, and installation, inspection, testing, and maintenance requirements.
• Passive fire protection systems such as firewalls, fire separation assemblies, and fire dampers
• 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284294170
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 06/24/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Basics of Fire Behavior
Chapter2 Fire Protection Systems and the Model Code Process
Chapter3 Fire Alarm System Components and Functions
Chapter4 Types of Fire Alarm and Detection Systems
Chapter5 Water Supplies for Fire Protection Systems
Chapter6 Standpipe and Hose Systems
Chapter7 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
Chapter8 Specialized Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
Chapter9 Wet and Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
Chapter10 Gaseous Agent Extinguishing Systems
Chapter11 Portable Fire Extinguishers
Chapter12 Smoke Control and Management Systems
Chapter13 Property Security, Emergency Response, and Fire Protection Systems
AppendixA FESHE Correlation Guide for Fire Protection Systems

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