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NFPA 13 - a basic understanding

In particular, for the protection of storage buildings, the NFPA 13 is often used. During the course, the basic principles of this standard are explained. The general knowledge for sprinkler systems and sprinklers is believed to be known. Various cases have been added to the program to bring the scholar to daily practice.

 

PREREQUISITES/ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The basic knowledge about sprinkler systems, sprinklers and hydraulics is believed to be known. The course is also intended for engineers, security officers, prevention advisers, specialists in the field of fire risk installers and insurers.

 

SET UP

The course is divided into 3 course days and is given classically. A course day takes place from 9:00 to 16:00. The course is given in English.

 

Day 1

General introduction
Discovery and development of the document
Structure of the standard
Components of the protection system

Sprinklers,
Alarm valves
Network
Hangers and brackets
Valves

Operation and reliability of the system

 

Day 2

Classification of commodities and occupancies

Definitions
O
ccupancy classification
Exercises

C
ommodity classification
Exercises

Installation of spray, CSMA and ESFR sprinklers

Obstructions
U
se domain
S
pacing - distribution

Hydraulic calculation

Sprinkler requirements per occupancy
Exercises

Sprinkler requirements for storage < 7.60m
Exercises


Day 3


Hydraulically calculated systems
Pre-calculated systems
Determination of the Design Area
Information to be gathered for design
Application to practical case

Acceptance method

STANDARD

During the course the student must have the NFPA 13. Each participant receives a copy at the start of the first class day. All participants will recieve a certificate of attendance at the end of the course.

 

EXAM

The exam will be taken on the last lesson and consists of multiple choice, open questions and design exercises.

 

SIGN IN

You can register via registration form NFPA 13 for the program. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email immediately. Approximately four weeks before the start of the program you will receive the invoice.

 

For questions, please contact the secretariat.

Phone: +3289-239006

Course dates

The cource will take place on:

September 4, 11 and 18, 2020



Price

The price for this course is € 1275,00 excl. VAT. Included are the lunches and exercise materials.



Location

Provinciaal Instituut voor Vorming en Opleiding, Poverstraat 75, 1731 Relegem.


Co-operation

This course is organised in co-operation with: