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Fire Department Hydraulics (2ND 08 - Old Edition)by Eugene E. Mahoney
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Completely updated in a new edition with updated examples and illustrations and step-by-step solutions to situations not covered in other books, this comprehensive look at fire hydraulics covers the “how” and the “why” of fire hydraulic problems for those interested in either the engineering aspects of fire protection or those responsible for producing adequate hose streams on the fire ground. The volume addresses the principles of fire department hydraulics, water tanks and hose capacity, water supply and testing procedures, fire streams, discharge, friction loss principles and application, unusual and complex problems, pump capacity and drafting operations, relay operations and fire ground hydraulics.
Fire Department Hydraulics, Second edition, offers imformation that is essential to understanding the application of fire department hydraulic principles. Whether you're interested in the engineering aspects of fire protection or in producing adequate hose streams on the fire ground, this ttext offers abundant information through the use of examples, illustrations, photos, and step-by-step procedures. Having served in various aspects of the fire servie the authors bring more than 50 years of combined experience to give us a tet that can be used in a formalized classroom or for self-study, as well as providing a comprehensive foundation to the professional qualifications needet to meet the NFPA 1002 guidelines.
About the Author
Battalion Chief Gene Mahoney (retired) from Los Angeles Fie Department, and later Fire Chief for Garden Grove (CA). Chief Mahoney held the position of Safety Director and then Assistant City Manager for Public Safety. Gene Mahoney was a primary crator of the Fire Science Curriculum at Harbor College and served there as a part-tine instructor for 12 years. Chief Mahoney holds a B.S. degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and his Master's Degree in Education also from USC. Chief Mahoney is the author of numerous articles and textbooks in the field of fire science.
Brent Hannig is currently a Captain in the Henderson (NV) Fire Department. Brent has served as a firefighter, engineer and direver/operator as well as a member of the Technical Rescue team. Brent is a part-time instructor at the College of Southern Nevada.
Table of Contents
About the Authors
Chapter 1: A Review of Basic Math
Chapter 2: Principles of Fire Department Hydraulics
Chapter 3: Water Tanks and Hose Capacity
Chapter 4: Water Supply and Testing Procedures
Chapter 5: Fire Streams
Chapter 6: Discharge
Chapter 7: Friction Law Principles and Application
Chapter 8: Required Pump Discharge Pressure
Chapter 9: Unusual and Complex Problems
Chapter 10: Pumps, Pump Accessories and Drafting Operations
Chapter 11: Relay Operations
Chapter 12: Fire Ground Hydraulics
Summary of Chapter Formulas
Square Roots Table
Answers to Review Questions
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