This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: System Layout, Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance, Special Extinguishing Systems, Introductory Skills for the Foreman, and Procedures and Documentation.
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Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 145)
18401-08 System Layout (45 Hours)
Identifi es and explains basic hydraulic concepts and selection of hydraulic design methods. System confi guration, design
criteria, discharge characteristics, and types of pressure loss are explained. Performing fi re sprinkler system hydraulic
calculations is also covered in this module.
18402-08 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance (17.5 Hours)
Identifi es and explains initial and periodic testing and inspection requirements, as well as maintenance and repair
of wet pipe systems, dry pipe systems, preaction/deluge systems, and special systems.
18403-08 Special Extinguishing Systems (42.5 Hours)
Identifi es and explains the following extinguishing exposure systems: water spray, foam, carbon dioxide, Halon, auxiliary
and local alarm. Limited water systems, fi re extinguishers, and water mist suppression systems are also covered.
18404-08 Introductory Skills for the Foreman (20 Hours)
Introduces the trainee to foremanship and covers responsibilities, leadership, and safety. Also explains project documentation and reports related to materials tracking and labor tracking.
18405-08 Procedures and Documentation (20 Hours)
Explains the importance of proper documentation to ensure correct installation and avoid future rework and possible unintentional releases. Emphasizes the need to properly document the actual installation using written reports
and photographs. Includes causes of and responses to water damage, and provides a detailed case history of an