Introduction to Fire Pumps

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FIP500 - Introduction to Fire Pumps

Prerequisites:

HDS 395 or equivalent. A Windows operating system is required to use the SprinkCAD® software.
Students must have SprinkCAD® installed and working on their computers.
Most software is available through Seneca College Centre for Flexible Learning.
Access to NFPA Codes and Standards essential for Sprinkler Design program. (Provided by College).

Students investigate positive displacement and centrifugal pumps as they are used in fire protection. Pump components, ancillary devices, electric motors, diesel engines, controllers, fittings and valves are covered. Students reference NFPA 20 regarding the selection and installation of Fire Pumps, and NFPA 25 regarding acceptance, maintenance and testing. Fire pumps are included in hydraulic calculations.


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