Fire Protection Systems
by A. Maurice
valuable learning tool for firefighters and a handy resource for
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,
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.
fire alarm and detection systems, fire suppression
systems, and control and management systems,
including how they are used by fire departments
during emergencies, to provide firefighters with a
practical application of system concepts
graphics and photos illustrate actual systems,
systems components, and systems in use, to provide a
visual application of the concepts
fire protection systems from the perspectives of the
contractor, insurance agent, and enforcement
delegate to explain how the components and systems
function and operate in the real world
- Correlates to the National
Fire Academy's FESHE course objectives for
Fire Protection Systems
SECTION ONE - ESTABLISHING THE
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FIRE BEHAVIOR, THE MODEL CODES, AND FIRE
Chapter One - The Basics of Fire
Chapter Two - Fire Protection Systems and the Mode Code
SECTION TWO - WATER-BASED FIRE
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
Chapter Seven - Fire Alarm System
Components and Functions.
Chapter Eight - Types of Fire Systems.
SECTION FOUR - FIRE SUPPRESSION
Chapter Nine - Wet and Dry Chemical
Chapter Ten - Gaseous Extinguishing Systems.
Chapter Eleven - Portable Fire Extinguishers.
SECTION FIVE - CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT
Chapter Twelve - Smoke Management and
Chapter Thirteen - Egress Control.
528 Pages -
7-3/8 x 9-1/4 in.
About the Author:
A. Maurice Jones, Jr. previously worked
in the Virginia Fire Marshall's office.
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