Fire Protection Hydraulics And Water Supply / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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Fire service pump operators must have an understanding of the many laws of science that govern the study of hydraulics and water supply in order to be able to handle the complex hydraulic problems that may arise in real world scenarios. The third edition of Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply effectively teaches hydraulics by systematically addressing the underlying science in a way that makes challenging subject matter easier to understand and retain.
Readers will be introduced to the basic properties of water and laws of hydraulics and friction loss before learning to apply formulas to calculate flow, friction loss, nozzle reaction, and more. Additionally, readers will progress to learn about:
Complex principles of pump operation, including conditions such as end thrust and radial hydraulic balance, the application of Newton's first law of motion as it applies to a kinetic energy pump, and the concept of Enthalpy
Various laws of physics, including Pascal's Principle, Bernoulli's Principle, and Newton's third law of motion as it applies to the concept of nozzle reaction.
New and improved formulas for calculating gallons per minute, nozzle reaction, and more.
Additionally, each chapter now includes:
Fireground Fact boxes that provide real world context or additional information on important topics.
Case studies that emphasize a law or principle presented in the text
Updated key terms, formulas, and end-of-chapter resources.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter1 Introduction to Hydraulics Chapter2 Force and Pressure Chapter3 Bernoulli's Principle Chapter4 Velocity and Flow Chapter5 GPM Chapter6 Friction Loss Chapter7 Pump Theory and Operation Chapter8 Theory of Drafting and Pump Testing Chapter9 Fire Streams Chapter10 Calculating Pump Discharge Pressure Chapter11 Advanced Problems in Hydraulics Chapter12 Water Supply Chapter13 Standpipes, Sprinklers, and Fireground Formulas AppendixA Math Review AppendixB Formulas AppendixC Answers to Wrap-Up Questions AppendixD FESHE Correlation Guide AppendixE Imperial and Metric Conversions Glossary Index