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NFPA 20: Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook, 2010 Edition

NFPA 20: Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook, 2010 Edition

Get advanced guidance relating to all types of water supply availability and reliability!

Price: $159.95
ISBN: 9780877658542
Product Code: 20HB10
Year: 2010
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 576
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association

The 2010 Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook delivers the full story on fire pumps, tanks, hydrants flow testing, and fire service mains. Update your knowledge with NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection and get advanced guidance relating to all types of water supply availability and reliability.

The exclusive 2010 Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook provides solid answers and information in four easy-to-access parts:

  • Part I explores under what circumstances a system might require a fire pump. Includes text from the 2010 NFPA 13 and the 2007 NFPA 14.
  • Part II presents the full text of 2010 NFPA 20 plus application guidance and graphics on every aspect of application. This is your only source commentary on new Chapter 5 concerning high-rise buildings.
  • Part III contains text from selected water supply documents with original supporting explanations and advice. Material includes extracts from:
    • Extracts from the 2009 NFPA 1 dealing with hydrant placement and fire flow rules
    • Extracts from the 2008 NFPA 22 detailing how water tanks interface with fire pumps
    • Full texts of the 2010 NFPA 24 and the 2010 NFPA 291
  • Part IV contains supplementary material covering:
    • The design and installation of power supplies for electric-driven fire pumps (Article 695 extracted from the 2008 NEC)
    • A case study from design to acceptance
    • Valuable checklists for the acceptance test of fire pump installation, plus a web address that links you to time-saving, customizable and interactive versions of the checklists
    • A highly useful table that summarizes the significant changes from the 2007 to 2010 Edition of NFPA 20
    • Scores of photos and illustrations throughout that strengthen your understanding of requirements

Update your knowledge fast with this one-stop source for water-based system designers, installers, and AHJs!