Fire Service Hydraulics / Edition 2

Fire Service Hydraulics / Edition 2

by James E. Casey, James F. (Ed.) Casey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0912212055

ISBN-13: 9780912212050

Pub. Date: 10/01/1970

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos

This time-honored classic has been used to help instruct personnel throughout the country in the science and art of fire service hydraulics. The fundamentals of hydraulics are unchanging. Topics discussed include water distribution systems, friction loss calculations, discharge and nozzle pressures, fire streams, standpipe systems, sprinkler systems, and foam systems.

Overview

This time-honored classic has been used to help instruct personnel throughout the country in the science and art of fire service hydraulics. The fundamentals of hydraulics are unchanging. Topics discussed include water distribution systems, friction loss calculations, discharge and nozzle pressures, fire streams, standpipe systems, sprinkler systems, and foam systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780912212050
Publisher:
Fire Engineering Books & Videos
Publication date:
10/01/1970
Series:
Dun-Donnelley Publishing Corporation's Series in Marketing
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
427
Sales rank:
1,075,574
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

• Part I: Theory
• Water—at rest and in motion
• Velocity and discharge
• Part II: Water
• Water distribution systems
• Fire service pumps
• Part III: Practice
• Friction loss calculations
• Engine and nozzle pressures
• Fire streams
• Standpipe systems
• Automatic sprinkler systems
• Part IV: Foam
• Fire fighting foams and foam systems
• Appendices: Fire stream tables
• Friction loss table
• Conversion tables
• Contents of cylinders
• Circumferences and areas of circles
• Square roots

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