The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems, Second Edition

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The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems, Second Edition

Mark Bromann, «The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems, Second Edition»
CRC | ISBN 1587160242 | 2 edition (April 5, 2001) | PDF | 5.4 Mb | 304 Pages



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Now in an updated second edition, this is a basic introduction to fire sprinkler system design and layout. The presentation is thorough and systematic, covering details of design, materials and code requirements. It serves both experienced fire safety personnel and beginners who require detailed information on this important and specialized work in fire safety engineering. Special features include study questions and answers, more than 150 sample diagrams, checklists, sample forms and spec sheets, photographs, and a glossary of words related to fire sprinkler systems and other areas of fire protection engineering.


Table Of Contents:

Introduction xi
Fire Sprinklers: Their History and Background
1 (4)
Citations
3 (1)
Endnotes
3 (2)
Overview of a Basic Sprinkler System Design (Getting Started)
5 (4)
Plans and Specifications
5 (1)
Starting the Work on Your Plan
6 (2)
Citations
8 (1)
Endnotes
8 (1)
Basic Design Overview (Part 2)
9 (4)
Citations
11 (1)
Endnotes
11 (2)
Further Specifics of Design Basics
13 (8)
Dimensioning Pipe Lengths
14 (1)
Considerations for Office Areas
15 (1)
Take-Outs
16 (1)
Noted Dimensions
16 (1)
The System Header
17 (2)
At the End of the Job
19 (1)
Citations
19 (1)
Endnotes
19 (2)
Additional Engineering Responsibilities
21 (6)
Locate Sprinklers in an Open Space
21 (1)
Some Other Red Flags
22 (1)
The Consulting Engineer's Onus
22 (1)
Hazard Evaluation
22 (1)
On-the-Job Responsibilities
23 (1)
Critical Design Considerations
23 (1)
Communicate!
24 (1)
Always Be on the Alert
25 (1)
Citations
25 (1)
Endnotes
25 (2)
Finishing the Plan
27 (4)
Endnotes
29 (2)
Stocklisting
31 (4)
Endnotes
32 (3)
Areas Subject to Freezing
35 (4)
Auxiliary Dry Systems
35 (1)
Anti-Freeze Systems
36 (1)
Factors to Consider
36 (1)
Sprinkler System Conversions
37 (1)
Engineering Design Options
38 (1)
Citations
38 (1)
Endnotes
38 (1)
Pipe Hanging
39 (4)
Endnote
42 (1)
System Code Requirements
43 (8)
Customizing Your Work to the Job at Hand
44 (1)
Code Specifics
44 (1)
Making Use of NFPA Pamphlet #13
45 (1)
Study Questions
46 (3)
Citation
49 (1)
Endnotes
49 (2)
Basics of Hydraulic Calculation
51 (8)
The Project Example
51 (1)
Primary Calculation Considerations
52 (3)
Cross-Main Calculation Procedures
55 (1)
Completing the Hydraulic Calculation
55 (1)
Proving System Adequacy
56 (1)
Some Finer Points
56 (1)
System Variations
57 (1)
Citations
58 (1)
Endnotes
58 (1)
Preparation for the Nicet Examination
59 (8)
Study Questions
61 (3)
Citations
64 (1)
Endnotes
65 (2)
Piping Methods and Details
67 (6)
Endnotes
72 (1)
Options for Hydraulic Design
73 (6)
The Grid Calculation
74 (2)
The Loop Calculation
76 (1)
To Bear in Mind
77 (1)
Citations
77 (1)
Endnotes
77 (2)
High-Piled Storage
79 (10)
Commodity Classification
79 (1)
Commodity Piling Height
80 (1)
Code Application
80 (1)
Another Application Example
81 (1)
Sprinkler Options
82 (1)
Study Questions
83 (4)
Citations
87 (1)
Endnotes
87 (2)
Techniques for Retrofit Work
89 (6)
Measure and Quantify the Existing Building in Three Dimensions
90 (1)
Prepare the Design and Layout by Survey
91 (1)
Make a Comprehensive Effort
92 (1)
Recent Examples of Retrofit Design Work
92 (1)
Citations
93 (1)
Endnotes
93 (2)
The Role of Fire Pumps and Their Usage
95 (6)
The Horizontal Electric Fire Pump
96 (1)
Vertical Turbine Pumps
96 (1)
In-Line and End-Section Pumps
96 (1)
Diesel-Drive Pumps
97 (1)
Pump Selection
97 (1)
Energy for Start-Up and Operation
98 (1)
The Codes
98 (1)
Code Interpretations
99 (1)
Field Engineering Concerns
99 (1)
Size and Safety
100 (1)
Citations
100 (1)
Basics of Fire Pump Layout
101 (8)
Proper Proximity of the Pump
101 (1)
What the Code Dictates
102 (1)
Fire Alarm Control Panels
103 (1)
Fire Pump Performance Curves
104 (1)
Sizing the Fire Pump
104 (1)
Detailing the Pump Plan
105 (1)
Installation Considerations
105 (1)
Fire Pump Testing Apparatus
106 (1)
Endnotes
107 (2)
Residential Fire Sprinkler Design
109 (10)
Project Design Considerations
110 (1)
NFPA Pamphlet #13-R Requirements
111 (1)
Laying Out the System Piping
112 (1)
Residential Sprinkler Plan Preparation
112 (1)
The Intent and Significance of Pamphlet #13-R
113 (1)
Study Questions
114 (4)
Citations
118 (1)
Additional Referenced Material
118 (1)
Endnotes
118 (1)
Project Estimating
119 (4)
Endnotes
122 (1)
Economies of the Design Function
123 (6)
Citations
128 (1)
Endnotes
128 (1)
Appendix A: Fire Sprinkler Application Review 129 (4)
Appendix B: In-House Engineer Training 133 (3)
Appendix C: Protecting Computer Rooms 136 (3)
Appendix D: Figures and Photos 139 (139)
Appendix E: Friction Loss Tables for Thinwall Cross-mains Black Schedule 10 Steel Pipe C = 120 Friction Loss–-PSI per lineal foot of pipe 278 (3)
Answer Key 281 (2)
Glossary 283 (6)
Index
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