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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/e clearly 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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Table of Contents

1. Principles of Fire Department Hydraulics

2. Water Tanks and Hose Capacity

3. Water Supply and Testing Procedures

4. Fire Streams

5. Discharge

6. Friction Loss Principles and Application

7. Required Pump Discharge Pressure

8. Unusual and Complex Problems

9. Pumps, Pump Accessories, and Drafting Operations

10. Relay Operations

11. Fire Ground Hydraulics

Glossary

Abbreviations

Summary of Formulas

Square Roots Table

Answers to Tests

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132577151
Author:
Mahoney, Eugene
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Mahoney, Eugene E.
Author:
, Eugene
Author:
Hannig, Brent E.
Author:
E Mahoney
Subject:
Fire Science
Subject:
Safety-Fire
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply
Publication Date:
20120401
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.8 x 7.8 x 0.7 in 635 gr

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