Aug 12, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FIP 146 - Fire Protection Systems


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

This course introduces various types of automatic sprinklers, standpipes, fire alarm systems, and fixed and portable extinguishing systems referenced in NFPA standard 25, including their operation, installation, and maintenance. Topics include wet and dry systems, testing and maintenance, water supply requirements, fire detection and alarm systems, including application, testing, and maintenance of Halon, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, and special extinguishing agents utilized in fixed and portable systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of sprinkler and alarm systems, both fixed and portable, including appropriate application, operation, inspection, and maintenance requirements.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (F)



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