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Sprinkler System Basics



Impact of Sprinklers on the Fire Hazard in Dormitories:  Day Room Fire Experiments
NISTIR 7120
Daniel Madrzykowski, David W. Stroup and William D. Walton, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
June 2004

Impact of Sprinklers on the Fire Hazard in Dormitories:  Sleeping Room Experiments
NIST Technical Note 1658
Daniel Madrzykowski and William D. Walton, Building and Fire Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
January 2010
Posted:  September 11, 2011

Alarm (Check) Valves
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Basic System Operation
Posted:  May 14, 2010

Concealed Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

Dry Pipe Valves
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Dry-Type Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

ESFR Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

Fitting Materials and Requirements
Posted:  May 14, 2010

Flush Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

Grooved Couplings and Fittings
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Hazard Classification
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Horizontal Sidewall Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

Intermediate-Level Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

Pipe Joining Methods
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Piping Materials
Posted: May 14, 2010

Piping System and Miscellaneous Nomenclature
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Residential Sprinklers
Posted:  May 16, 2010

Sprinkler System Types
Posted:  May 14, 2010

Sprinkler Types and Requirements
Posted:  May 14, 2010

Standard Spray Sprinklers
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Storage Sprinklers
Posted:  May 15, 2010

Valve Requirements
Posted:  May 14, 2010


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