Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems / Edition 2

Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems / Edition 2

by Robert Gagnon
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418039500

ISBN-13: 9781418039509

Pub. Date: 08/17/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The most current guide to fire protection systems is here! Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems, 2E is an essential resource for inspecting, designing, installing, using, and understanding a wide variety of simple and complex special hazard and fire alarm systems. Updated to reflect eight of the most current NFPA standards for optimum code-compliant

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Overview

The most current guide to fire protection systems is here! Design of Special Hazards and Fire Alarm Systems, 2E is an essential resource for inspecting, designing, installing, using, and understanding a wide variety of simple and complex special hazard and fire alarm systems. Updated to reflect eight of the most current NFPA standards for optimum code-compliant performance, including the 2007 Edition of NFPA 72, the book also uses real-world applications and covers the latest technologies so readers can easily transfer the information they learn to their daily work experiences. Ideal for architects, engineers, layout technicians, fire service personnel, plumbers, mechanical contractors, and sprinkler firms, it is a valuable reference tool for anyone who interacts with these important and intricate systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418039509
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/17/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(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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