Fire Service Hydraulics and Water Supply, 2nd Ed.

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ISBN: 9780879394141

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Overview

The ability to find a sufficient water supply and use it effectively to control a fire remains one of the most basic functions of the fire service. This text provides detailed information on the principles of water and its movement, determining accurate discharge pressures and fire flows, the types of More »

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ISBN: 9780879394141

The ability to find a sufficient water supply and use it effectively to control a fire remains one of the most basic functions of the fire service. This text provides detailed information on the principles of water and its movement, determining accurate discharge pressures and fire flows, the types of apparatus and pumps used to move water, and effective means for supporting fixed fire protection systems. This second edition has been redesigned to include up-to-date photos and illustrations. This manual was written to meet all of the FESHE model course objectives for the fire protection hydraulics course.

The Instructor Disk (#36756) was completely overhauled and provides much-improved instructor outlines, PowerPoint presentations, and test questions. Not compatible with MACs. 

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Water remains one the most imperative substances used to extinguish fires. This is why it is important for frontline firefighters to have a good grasp of fire service hydraulics and water supply, especially those who plan on specializing in this area.

If you need to increase your knowledge of using hydraulic equipment and establishing water supplies for extinguishing blazes, Fire Service Hydraulics and Water Supply, 2nd Ed., will provide you with the information you need to succeed in the classroom and the field.

Water Supply and Movement

The text provides an in-depth presentation of the principles of water movement and applications that are used to establish water supply. Subjects discussed include: pumps and other apparatuses that are used to move water, assessing discharge pressure and fire flow, and supporting permanently installed fire protection systems.

These are highly technical subject areas, and the text explains them in terms you can understand. This makes the book an excellent study resource for aspiring firefighters who need to add information about fire service hydraulics and water supply to their knowledge base.

Meets FESHE Objectives

The text meets FESHE model course objectives for a course on hydraulics and fire protection. When choosing a study resource for hydraulics and water supply, it is important to select one whose content is based on the most reliable sources. With its adherence to FESHE model course objectives, Fire Service Hydraulics and Water Supply, 2nd Ed., is this kind of text.  

Start Learning Today

If you need to add information about hydraulics and water supply to your knowledge base, Fire Service Hydraulics and Water Supply, 2nd Ed. will help you achieve your goal. Updated to provide improved instructor outlines, PowerPoint presentations, and review questions, this book is on the cutting edge of its subject area. Order your copy from our online store today!

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