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Fire Department Hydraulics / Edition 2
     

Fire Department Hydraulics / Edition 2

by Eugene E Mahoney
 

ISBN-10: 0135130700

ISBN-13: 9780135130704

Pub. Date: 03/11/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Completely updated in a new edition with updated examples and illustrations and step-by-step solutions to situations not covered in other books, this comprehensive look at fire hydraulics covers the “how” and the “why” of fire hydraulic problems for those interested in either the engineering aspects of fire protection or those responsible for

Overview

Completely updated in a new edition with updated examples and illustrations and step-by-step solutions to situations not covered in other books, this comprehensive look at fire hydraulics covers the “how” and the “why” of fire hydraulic problems for those interested in either the engineering aspects of fire protection or those responsible for producing adequate hose streams on the fire ground. The volume addresses the principles of fire department hydraulics, water tanks and hose capacity, water supply and testing procedures, fire streams, discharge, friction loss principles and application, unusual and complex problems, pump capacity and drafting operations, relay operations and fire ground hydraulics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135130704
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/11/2008
Series:
Pearson Custom EMS and Fire Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

1. Principles of Fire Department Hydraulics

2. Water Tanks and Hose Capacity

3. Water Supply and Testing Procedures

4. Fire Streams

5. Discharge

6. Friction Loss Principles and Application

7. Required Pump Discharge Pressure

8. Unusual and Complex Problems

9. Pumps, Pump Accessories, and Drafting Operations

10. Relay Operations

11. Fire Ground Hydraulics

Glossary

Abbreviations

Summary of Formulas

Square Roots Table

Answers to Tests

Index

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