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Plumbing Systems Design IV

This course will review the operation, selection, and design of fire protection systems. You will gain an understanding of fire protection design basics. Sprinklers (wet, dry, pre-action, deluge), standpipes (manual/automatic, wet/dry), fire pumps, and gaseous and chemical suppression systems will be covered. Also, basic fire alarm systems will be discussed with the electrical or fire alarm designer. This mixed-concept course will present the way systems work with design as well as the application of systems, using commonly seen real-world building examples. A review of the following codes also will be conducted in class: IBC, IFC, NFPA-11, 12, 13-13D-13R, 14, 15, 16, 17, 17A, 20, 750, 2001, 2010.

Note: Registering at least two weeks prior to the start of the course date is highly recommended. Popular classes fill up quickly and more specialized classes need sufficient enrollment.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of fire protection design basics
  • Knowledge of basic fire alarm systems
  • Review of the applicable fire codes
  • The ability to select the best fire protection system for an application

Ideal for

  • Engineering design professionals
  • Construction and building managers
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