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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.
A. Maurice Jones, Jr. is the Supervisory Fire Protection Engineer for the Alexandria Fire and EMS Department's Code Enforcement Bureau, Fire Protection Systems Unit in Alexandria, Virginia.
Table of Contents
|Establishing the Relationship Between Fire Behavior, The Model Codes, and Fire Protection Systems|
|The Basics of Fire Behavior|
|Fire Protection Systems and the Mode Code Process|
|Water-Based Fire Protection Systems|
|Water Supplies for Fire Protection Systems|
|Fire Sprinkler Systems Basics|
|Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems|
|Fire Alarm and Detection Systems|
|Fire Alarm System Components and Functions|
|Types of Fire Systems|
|Fire Suppression Systems|
|Wet and Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems|
|Gaseous Extinguishing Systems Chapter Eleven - Portable Fire Extinguishers|
|Control and Management Systems|
|Smoke Management and Control Systems|
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