Fire Department Hydraulics

ISBN-10: 0132577151

ISBN-13: 9780132577151

Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)

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Now in full color throughout, this extensively updated text provides a complete foundation in fire department hydraulics, explaining how and why water is discharged from nozzles at the correct pressures to effectively fight fires. One step at a time,FIRE DEPARTMENT HYDRAULICS, 3/eclearly explains key concepts including the weight of water, friction loss within hoselines, characteristics of municipal water supplies, delivery of water to handlines and master streams, and much more. This edition’s many improvements include: new full color diagrams, tables and photos; new safety alerts based on NFFF’s life-safety initiatives; coverage of new tank shapes, containers, hoses, testing, and deck gun calculations; more effective organization; and extensive new web-based study resources.
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 4/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Principles of Fire Department Hydraulics
Water Tanks and Hose Capacity
Water Supply and Testing Procedures
Fire Streams
Discharge
Friction Loss Principles and Application
Required Pump Discharge Pressure
Unusual and Complex Problems
Pumps, Pump Accessories, and Drafting Operations
Relay Operations
Fire Ground Hydraulics
Glossary
Abbreviations
Summary of Formulas
Square Roots Table
Answers to Tests
Index
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