Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FIRE 232 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems Design II

(R and TP/SS only)

Prepares students to explain, design, and draw advanced automatic sprinkler systems in accordance with nationally accepted standards. Emphasis on commercial automatic sprinkler systems. PREREQUISITE(S): FIRE 231 . Three hours each week. Formerly FS 232.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Arrange, hang, attach, and connect common equipment used in the sprinkler field for a commercial system.
  • Design and calculate an automatic sprinkler system for an assisted living home.
  • Calculate, layout, and present an automatic sprinkler system for a commercial structure.
  • Identify seismic considerations for the systems and other complex commercial applications.
  • Identify, rate, and observe installation of fire pumps.
  • Design, lay out, and calculate a stand pipe system for a commercial high rise.

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