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NFPA 20 Installation of Stationary Fire Pumps 2013

NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fire Pumps for Fire Protection, 2013 Edition

Keep fire pumps functioning error-free and in compliance with the 2013 Edition of NFPA 20!

Price: $84.00
Product Code: NFPA 20-13
Year: 2013
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 688
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association


The 2013 Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook's expert commentary and full-color art provide the full story on fire pumps, tanks, hydrants flow testing, and fire service mains. Keep fire pumps functioning error-free and in compliance with the 2013 Edition of NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection.

NFPA's new Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook provides advanced guidance relating to all types of water supply availability and reliability. Only this 2013 Edition includes the latest updates to NFPA 20, 100+ full-color illustrations, a pull-out 17 x 10 1/4" full-color schematic of a fire pump installation, and new FAQs from the AHJ's perspective.

Table of Contents:

1.  Administration

2.  Referenced Publications

3.  Definitions

4.  General Requirements

5.  Fire Pumps for High-Rise Buildings

6.  Centrifugal Pumps 

7.  Vertical Shaft Turbine-Type Pumps

8.  Positive Displacement Pumps

9.  Electric Drive for Pumps

10.  Electric-Drive Controllers and Accessories

11.  Diesel Engine Drive

12.  Enginer Drive Controllers

13.  Steam Turbine Drive

14.  Acceptance Testing, Performance, and Maintenance

Annex A Explanatory Material

Annex B Possible Causes of Pump Troubles

Annex C Informational References

Annex D Material Extracted by NFPA 70, Article 695

Index