SPR490 - Sprinklers II
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|Last revision date||Apr 11, 2013 11:33:00 AM|
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This subject is a continuation of SPR 190/195. Topics include wet and dry system operation, high piled storage, rack storage, standpipe systems, and residential systems.
Sprinklers II (SPR 490) applies as a credit in the Fire Protection Engineering Technology Diploma and the Sprinkler Design Certificate programs.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
- Describe the operation and sketch the components of a wet or dry system riser
- Identify specific requirements for wet and dry systems in the NFPA 13 standard
- Interpret specifications for residential sprinkler systems from NFPA 13D
- Design a residential sprinkler system according to the criteria outlined in NFPA 13D
- Perform hydraulic calculations
- Determine a commodity class and densities for high piled storage
- Explain how large drop sprinklers and ESFR sprinklers are applied to high piled storage situations
- Interpret the criteria outlined in NFPA 13 relative to rack storage applications
- Design head layouts for rack storage applications
- Explain the various types of standpipe systems and how they are designed and tested as per NFPA 14 standard
- Determine ceiling sprinkler density for rack storage
- Explain the hose requirements for sprinkler systems protecting storage
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