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Product Details

  • Paperback: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Delmar Publishers Inc; 1 edition (Aug. 8 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1401862624
  • ISBN-13: 978-1401862626
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 20.3 x 24.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 839 g
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SECTION ONE - ESTABLISHING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FIRE BEHAVIOR, THE MODEL CODES, AND FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Chapter One - The Basics of Fire Behavior Chapter Two - Fire Protection Systems and the Mode Code Process SECTION TWO - WATER-BASED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Chapter Three - Water Supplies for Fire Protection Systems Chapter Four - Standpipe Systems Chapter Five - Fire Sprinkler Systems Basics Chapter Six - Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems SECTION THREE - FIRE ALARM AND DETECTION SYSTEMS Chapter Seven - Fire Alarm System Components and Functions Chapter Eight - Types of Fire Systems SECTION FOUR - FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS Chapter Nine - Wet and Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems Chapter Ten - Gaseous Extinguishing Systems Chapter Eleven - Portable Fire Extinguishers SECTION FIVE - CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS Chapter Twelve - Smoke Management and Control Systems Chapter Thirteen - Egress Control

About the Author

A. Maurice Jones, Jr. is previously worked in the Virginia Fire Marshall's office.

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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa5fdf2f4) out of 5 stars 16 reviews
HASH(0xa5ffa1a4) out of 5 stars Worth the wait... Oct. 29 2015
By Michelle & Brian - Published on Amazon.com
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I bought this book at a great price and will taking a class soon. It was used but it was in great shape and was decided as description. Not much to add but it's a must have book for Fire Office 2 in Florida.
HASH(0xa5ffa3f0) out of 5 stars Fire Protection Systems May 20 2014
By Santo Nino - Published on Amazon.com
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Book condition was perfect and the reading material was alright. Plenty of information on fire protection systems and guidelines. It does not identify systems by make or how to inspect this system.
HASH(0xa5ffa3b4) out of 5 stars Good study. Aug. 29 2013
By Joshua Concepcion - Published on Amazon.com
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Good overall look into the fire protection systems. It is a well written descriptive perspective of the working of the different systems involved in building construction.
HASH(0xa5ffa6e4) out of 5 stars Horribly written March 28 2014
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I had to have this for a class. Fair warning this book is like reading Hemingway. The run on sentences is tedious and the grammar is horrendous.
HASH(0xa5ffa708) out of 5 stars Textbook Review April 22 2013
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It's a textbook. What more can I say? It is filled with information that you need for a class and it is something that you have to have.