In this all-new illustrated reference, prominent industry experts contribute hands-on guidance for every aspect of the sprinkler system design process. Time-saving and all-encompassing, the Designer's Guide to Automatic Sprinkler Systems explains rules from:
- NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems
- NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems
- NFPA 20: Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
- And other widely adopted codes and standards
Use it to select components, make hydraulic calculations, write specifications, and more!
You'll master today's best practices and apply them correctly in all types of design scenarios. More than 200 illustrations, over 75 tables, and scores of equations and worked-out examples help you visualize and meet objectives. An on-the-job "must" for engineers, architects, and AHJ's. (Hardbound, 480 pp., 2005)