Introduction to Fire Sprinklers and NFPA 13D System Layout | AIABLTI508.20

$79.00

6 HSW/LU Credits | Online HD Video Course | Instructor: Karl Wiegand
This course is an introduction to the basics regarding fire sprinklers, sprinkler system valves, sprinkler system layout, NFPA 13D basics layout, sprinkler system hydraulic calculations, and first calculation for NFPA 13D systems.

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Introduction to Fire Sprinklers and NFPA 13D System Layout
6HR CE


Course Description

1. Introduction to Fire Sprinklers. This course is an introduction to the basics regarding fire sprinklers, valves and hydraulic calculations. Students will become familiar with the parts of a sprinkler assembly and the significance of sprinkler orientation.

2. Introduction Sprinkler System Valves. This course is an introduction to the basics of sprinkler system valves and the types of systems they service.

3. Introduction to Sprinkler System Layout. This course is an introduction to sprinkler system layout. Students will become familiar with sprinkler hazards, sprinkler types, design area, and residential sprinkler systems.

4. NFPA 13D Basics Layout. This course is an introduction to the basics of NFPA 13D sprinkler systems. Students will become familiar with sprinkler protection standards, system components, system types, system layout, and design area.

5. Introduction to Sprinkler System Hydraulic Calculations. This course is an introduction to basic hydraulic calculations as they relate to water supply, water flow and friction loss  in a fire suppression sprinkler system.

6. First Calculation for NFPA 13D Systems. This course is the first calculation for NFPA 13D systems. Students will become familiar with calculating pressure loss from friction, the friction loss equation, and calculating water flow.


Chapter 1 – Introduction to Fire Sprinklers

Lesson 1

  • Sprinkler basics
  • Parts of the sprinkler

Lesson 2

  • Sprinkler orientation
  • Types of sprinklers

Chapter 2- Introduction Sprinkler System Valves

Lesson 1

  • Types of valves
  • Types of sprinkler systems

Lesson 2 

  • Types of sprinkler systems cont.

Lesson 3

  • Setting air pressure
  • Water delivery

Chapter 3 – Introduction to Sprinkler System Layout

Lesson 1

  • Hazards within sprinkler systems
  • Sprinkler types
  • Sprinkler spacing
  • Design area

Lesson 2

  • Listed design areas
  • SxL Rule
  • Maximum design area
  • Determining design area
  • Residential sprinklers
  • Zoned design areas

Chapter 4 – NFPA 13D Basics Layout

Lesson 1

  • Sprinkler protection standards
  • System components

Lesson 2

  • Dry and preaction systems
  • System layout

Lesson 3

  • Sprinkler layout
  • Listed design area rules
  • Hydraulic demand

Chapter 5- Introduction to Sprinkler System Hydraulic Calculations

Lesson 1

  • Water pressure
  • Water supply and flow
  • Friction loss

Lesson 2

  • Internal pipe diameter
  • Examples of calculations

Chapter 6- First Calculation for NFPA 13D Systems

Lesson 1

  • NFPA 13D space
  • Calculating pressure loss from friction

Lesson 2

  • Water flow calculation
  • Equivalent fitting lengths
  • Water supply curve

  • Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members.  Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available to print upon completion of the course. 
  • This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education.  As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

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