Fire Protection Systems
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.
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Section II Fire Alarm and Detection Systems
Section III WaterBased Fire Suppression Systems
Special Hazard Fire Suppression Systems
Control and Management Systems Property Security and Fire Protection Systems
Appendix A FESHE Correlation Guide
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