Automatic Sprinkler Intermediate Bundle
Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0.80
Expected Duration: 8 Hours
This self-paced online series introduces students to the basic principles of the components, application, design, installation, testing, maintenance, and use of automatic sprinkler systems. The series covers the components of the four basic types of automatic sprinkler systems and describes how these components interrelate to form a fire control or fire suppression system that will achieve a facility's fire safety objectives for life safety, property protection, mission continuity, heritage preservation, and environmental protection. Complete all eight courses and earn .8 CEU.
These modules are included in the series:
- Dry-Pipe Systems
- Hydraulic Calculations
- Special Sprinkler Systems
- Water Supply Requirements
- Piping Configurations
- Sprinkler Spacing and Positioning
- Hanging and Bracing
- Seismic Protection
Upon completion you should be able to:
- Define the inspection requirements of sprinkler valves for wet-pipe, dry-pipe, deluge and preaction systems, and other types of sprinkler systems and list how often to conduct a main drain test and other tests, depending on the type of sprinkler system.
- Understand the basic principles of designing a sprinkler system and the advantages and disadvantages of the most common piping configurations.
Who Will Benefit
Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating or installing fire protection systems, including: designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.