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Fire protection : systems and response

Author: Robert A Burke
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, cop. 2008.
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Features the basic knowledge of the inner workings of fire safety/fire protection systems and related equipment in buildings. This work provides an overview of the functions and benefits of these  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Burke
ISBN: 0203484991 9780203484999 156670622X 9781566706223
OCLC Number: 898838356
Description: 1 online resource (Text. :) ill.
Contents: Introduction History of Fire Prevention Codes Fire Drills Occupant Evacuation Assistance Standards and Codes Overview Firefighter Knowledge of Fire Protection Systems Requirements for Facility Fire Protection NFPA Standards Overview Fire Prevention Codes Overview Building Codes Overview Recognized Testing Laboratories Arriving on Scene Approaching the Incident Scene Fire Hydrants and Fire Department Connections (FDC) Building Access Annunciator and Fire Alarm Panels Areas of Rescue Assistance Fire Command Center Preparing to Depart the Scene Fire Alarm Systems Introduction to Fire Alarm Systems Auxiliary Fire Alarm System Central Station Fire Alarm System Proprietary Fire Alarm Systems Remote Supervising Station Fire Alarm System Protected Premises Fire Alarm System Municipal Fire Alarm Systems Annunciator Panel and System Devices Fire Alarm Panels Manual Pull Stations False Alarm Protective Covers Smoke Alarms Smoke Detectors Beam Detectors Duct Detectors Carbon Monoxide Detectors Heat Detectors Flame Detectors Audible Devices Visual Devices Voice Alarm Systems Fire Department Communications Systems Fire Command Centers False Alarm Reduction Fire Suppression Systems Introduction to Suppression Systems Fire Sprinkler Myths Sprinkler Systems Occupancy Classifications Commodity Classifications Classification of Plastics, Elastomers, and Rubber Types of Sprinkler Heads Stationary Fire Pumps Residential Sprinklers Recalled Sprinkler Heads Specialized Suppression Systems Water Spray Fixed Systems Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam Systems Standpipes and Water Supplies Introduction to Standpipes and Water Supplies Water Mains Fire Hydrants Static Water Supplies Fire Department Connection Standpipes Portable Fire Extinguishers Introduction to Portable Fire Extinguishers Chemistry of Fire Fire Extinguisher Classification Fire Extinguisher Ratings Types of Fire Extinguishers Halogenated Agents Montreal Protocol Halocarbon (Clean) Agents Obsolete Fire Extinguishers and Agents Using Fire Extinguishers Training Elevators Introduction to Elevators Elevator Nomenclature Types of Elevators Elevator Construction Elevator Machine Room Elevator Recall Elevator Fire Service Function Elevator Emergency Power Fire Alarm Interface Safety Devices Shunt Trip Rescue of Trapped Occupants Rescue Team Organization and Training Evacuation Procedures Emergency Lighting and Generators Introduction to Standby Power and Emergency Lighting Code Requirements Generators Battery Packs Fire Command Centers HVAC, Smoke Removal and Other Building Systems Introduction Duct Detectors Smoke Dampers Fire Dampers Smoke Control Systems Stair Pressurization Chlorinated Fluorocarbons MNR & MRI Research Equipment High Pressure Steam Systems Heating Fuels Electrical Equipment Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Fire Alarm System Maintenance and Testing Suppression System Maintenance and Testing Standpipes Maintenance and Testing Fire Pump Maintenance and Testing Portable Fire Extinguisher Maintenance and Testing Elevators Maintenance and Testing Generators and Emergency Lighting Maintenance and Testing HVAC and Smoke Control Systems Maintenance and Testing
Responsibility: Robert Burke.


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