ISBN-10:
081551428X
ISBN-13:
9780815514282
Pub. Date:
12/01/1998
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Fire Fighting Pumping Systems at Industrial Facilities

Fire Fighting Pumping Systems at Industrial Facilities

by Dennis P. Nolan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780815514282
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/01/1998
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Dennis P. Nolan has had a long career devoted to risk engineering, fire protection engineering, loss prevention engineering and systems safety engineering. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration from Berne University, Master of Science degree in Systems Management from Florida Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland. He is a U.S. registered professional engineer in fire protection engineering in the state of California.He is currently on the Executive Management staff of Saudi Aramco, located in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, as a Loss Prevention Consultant/Chief Fire Prevention Engineer. He covers some of the largest oil and gas facilities in the world. As part of his career, he has examined oil production, refining, and marketing facilities under severe conditions and in various unique worldwide locations, including Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and North and South America. His activity in the aerospace field has included engineering support for the NASA Space Shuttle launch facilities at Kennedy Space Center (and for those undertaken at Vandenburg Air Force Base, California) and “classified” national defense systems. Dr. Nolan has received numerous safety awards and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, He is the author of many technical papers and professional articles in various international fire safety publications. He has written at least four books, several published by Elsevier.

Table of Contents

Historical Applications of Firewater Pumping Systems
Philosophy of Protection
Firewater Flow Requirements
Duration of Firewater Supplies
Sources of Firewater Pump Supply
Pump Types and Applications
Pump Installation, Piping Arrangements and Accessories
Materials of Construction
Pump Drivers and Power Transmission
Firewater Pump Controllers
Reliability
Classified Area Pump Installations
Firewater Pump Acceptance and Flow Testing
Human Factors & Quality Control
Appendices
Acronyms
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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