Sprinkler Hydraulics: A Guide to Fire System Hydraulic Calculations (Hardcover)
1 Introduction.- 2 Automatic Sprinklers: A Brief Overview.- 3 NFPA 13.- 4 Those Magic Words: Hydraulically Calculated.- 5 A Word About the Math.- 6 A Few Words About the Units of Measurement.- 7 Back at the Lab: What Has Been Going on There?.- 8 The Evolution of the Sprinkler: Choose Your Weapons With Care.- 9 What Are We Calculating?.- 10 Discharge from a Sprinkler.- 11 Elevation Change.- 12 Sprinkler Piping: Nothing is Simple These Days.- 13 Friction Loss of Water Flowing in a Pipe.- 14 Underground Fire Service Mains.- 15 Losses from Fittings and Valves.- 16 Backflow Preventers.- 17 Velocity Pressures.- 18 The Hydraulically Most Remote Area.- 19 Flow Velocity as a Constraint.- 20 Calculating a Dead-End Sprinkler System.- 21 Relating Hydraulic Calculations to the Water Supply.- 22 A Simplified Method for Calculating Pipe Schedule Systems.- 23 Factory Mutual Data Sheet 2-76.
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