Design of Special Hazard & Fire Alarm Systems / Edition 1

Design of Special Hazard & Fire Alarm Systems / Edition 1

by Robert Gagnon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827382936

ISBN-13: 9780827382930

Pub. Date: 12/04/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Put the most current guide to the design of state-of-the-art special hazard and fire protection systems in the hands of your students. Using the most up-to-date NFPA standards and reference data, this text guides the student through the steps needed and become competent in inspecting and designing a wide variety of simple and complex systems. With an added emphasis

Overview

Put the most current guide to the design of state-of-the-art special hazard and fire protection systems in the hands of your students. Using the most up-to-date NFPA standards and reference data, this text guides the student through the steps needed and become competent in inspecting and designing a wide variety of simple and complex systems. With an added emphasis on ethical practice, the student gains respect and understanding for the process of designing these systems. This valuable text is designed to be either a comprehensive stand-alone text for a one-semester overview, or as the ideal companion to the "Design of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems," also by Robert Gagnon, for a comprehensive, two-semester study of the latest innovations in fire protection system design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827382930
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/04/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Contract Drawings. Specifications. Surveys. Specialized Agents & their Applications. Fire Extinguishers. Low Expansion Foam System Design. High Expansion Foam System Design. Halon System Design. Clean Agent System Design. Water Mist System Design. Carbon Dioxide System Design. Wet & Dry System Design. Fire Alarm Systems. Fire Detection Systems. Fire Alarm & Detection System Design. Ethics & Professional Development. Complete Reference Tables for the Design of Special Hazard & Fire Alarm & Detection Systems.

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