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New edition of the fire sprinkler book released by NFSA

Published on 19 August 2010
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NFSA releases the second edition of its most popular book on Fire Sprinkler Systems 

The NFSA announces the publication of the 2nd Edition of its popular textbook: Layout, Detailing and Calculation of Fire Sprinkler Systems. This text remains the most complete book ever written for the fire sprinkler engineering technician.

This newly revised textbook has been updated to reference the 2007 and 2010 editions of NFPA 13 with more examples, student exercises, new chapters on contract issues, and; stock listing. This text remains the most complete book ever written for the fire sprinkler engineering technician.

Written by the NFSA Engineering Department staff and edited by Kenneth E. Isman, P.E. Vice President of Engineering; this text covers every aspect of determining the necessary details for a fire sprinkler system including: hazard classifications, sprinkler spacing, hanger and brace requirements, hydraulic calculations, water supplies, pumps and tanks. The text also contains a review of basic math and physical science that is helpful in understanding the scientific principles behind the requirements that need to be followed.

This text makes an excellent self-study guide for the NICET Automatic Sprinkler Layout and detail certification program covering all of the work elements necessary to achieve Level 2 certification and many of the elements needed to achieve Level 3 and Level 4 certification. Even if you are not studying for a NICET exam; this text makes an excellent self-study guide for anyone wanting to know more about fire sprinkler systems.

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