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NFPA Pocket Guide to Fire Alarm and Signaling System Installation, Third Edition

Author(s): Merton W. Bunker Jr.
  • ISBN-13: 9780763775094
  • Paperback    678 pages      © 2011
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Designed for quick reference on any job site, the essential fire alarm installation pocket guide, NFPA Pocket Guide to Fire Alarm and Signaling System Installation, Third Edition provides all the information you need to design, install, or maintain fire alarm systems. The Third Edition of this classic reference has been completely revised to keep pace with changes in NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code; NFPA 70, National Electrical Code; NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, and other standards. Logically arranged, the pocket guide follows the order of topics presented within NFPA 72 for fast access to important information. In addition to useful tables, formulas, and figures, the Third Edition covers power supplies, survivability, and spacing of detectors and notification appliances and includes updated information on new circuit survivability requirements and a special new section on mass notification systems requirements. 


Features & Benefits

  • Analysis of common system requirements, including power supply requirements, battery calculations, monitoring for integrity, system types, performance limitations, and positive alarm sequence
  • Useful tables, formulas, and figures
  • Key tables and checklists for inspections, tests, and maintenance
  • Reference materials and useful information on working drawings for fire alarm systems

Applicable Courses

  • Fire alarm fundamentals
  • Fire Alarm NICET Level I & II
  • Installer Courses
  • Preparing for NICET Certification
Section  I  Introduction
Section  II  Useful Tables, Formulas, and Figures
Section  III  Definitions
Section  IV  Fundamentals
Section  V  Initiating Devices
Section  VI  Notification Appliances
Section  VII  Emergency Communications Systems
Section  VIII  Circuits, Pathways, and System Requirements
Section  IX  Wiring
Section  X  Supervising Station Alarm Systems
Section  XI  Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
Section  XII  Documentation and Drawings
Section  XIII  Useful Contacts

Merton W. Bunker Jr.