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Main Title National fire alarm and signaling code handbook /
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Author Title of a Work
Richardson, Lee F.
Roux, Richard J.
Publisher National Fire Protection Association,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 818173636
ISBN 9781455902538; 1455902535
Subjects Fire alarms--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Fire alarms--Standards--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Fire alarms--United States ; Notification systems ; Warning systems ; Emergency communications ; Codes ; NFPA 72
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EKDM  TH9271.N277 2012 CEMM/EPD Library/Athens,GA 06/23/2014 STATUS
Edition 7th ed.
Collation xvii, 1036 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes
"With the complete text of the 2013 edition of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code," title page. "NFPA No. 72HB13"--T.p. verso. Previously titled National fire alarm code handbook. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
PART ONE: NFPA 72 ª, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Codeª, 2013 Edition, with Commentary // 1. ADMINISTRATION -- 1.1 Scope -- 1.2 Purpose -- 1.3 Application -- 1.4 Retroactivity -- 1.5 Equivalency -- 1.6 Units and Formulas -- 1.7 Code Adoption Requirements -- 2. REFERENCED PUBLICATIONS --- 2.1 General -- 2.2 NFPA Publications -- 2.3 Other Publications -- 2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections -- 3. DEFINITIONS -- 3.1 General -- 3.2 NFPA Official Definitions -- 3.3 General Definitions -- 4. RESERVED -- 5. RESERVED -- 6. RESERVED -- 7. DOCUMENTATION -- 7.1 Application -- 7.2 Minimum Required Documentation -- 7.3 Design (Layout) Documentation -- 7.4 Shop Drawings (Installation Documentation) -- 7.5 Completion Documentation -- 7.6 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Documentation -- 7.7 Records, Records Retention, and Record Maintenance -- 7.8 Forms -- 8. RESERVED -- 9. RESERVED -- 10. FUNDAMENTALS -- 10.1 Application -- 10.2 Purpose -- 10.3 Equipment -- 10.4 Installation and Design -- 10.5 Personnel Qualifications -- 10.6 Power Supplies -- 10.7 Signal Priority -- 10.8 Detection and Signaling of Conditions -- 10.9 Responses -- 10.10 Distinctive Signals -- 10.11 ECS Priority Signals -- 10.12 Fire Alarm Signals -- 10.13 Fire Alarm Notification Appliance Deactivation -- 10.14 Supervisory Signals -- 10.15 Trouble Signals -- 10.16 Emergency Control Function Status Indicators -- 10.17 Notification Appliance Circuits and Control Circuits -- 10.18 Annunciation and Annunciation Zoning -- 10.19 Monitoring Integrity of In-Building Fire Emergency Voice/Alarm Communications Systems -- 10.20 Documentation and Notification -- 10.21 Impairments -- 10.22 Unwanted Alarms -- 11. RESERVED -- 12. CIRCUITS AND PATHWAYS -- 12.1 Application -- 12.2 General -- 12.3 Pathway Class Designations -- 12.4 Pathway Survivability -- 12.5 Shared Pathway Designations -- 12.6 Monitoring Integrity and Circuit Performance of Installation Conductors and Other Signaling Channels -- 12.7 Nomenclature -- 13. RESERVED -- 14. INSPECTION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE -- 14.1 Application -- 14.2 General -- 14.3 Inspection -- 14.4 Testing -- 14.5 Maintenance -- 14.6 Records -- 15. RESERVED -- 16. RESERVED -- 17. INITIATING DEVICES -- 17.1 Application -- 17.2 Purpose -- 17.3 Performance-Based Design -- 17.4 General Requirements -- 17.5 Requirements for Smoke and Heat Detectors -- 17.6 Heat-Sensing Fire Detectors -- 17.7 Smoke-Sensing Fire Detectors -- 17.8 Radiant Energy-Sensing Fire Detectors -- 17.9 Combination, Multi-Criteria, and Multi-Sensor Detectors -- 17.10 Gas Detection -- 17.11 Other Fire Detectors -- 17.12 Sprinkler Waterflow Alarm-Initiating Devices -- 17.13 Detection of Operation of Other Automatic Extinguishing Systems -- 17.14 Manually Actuated Alarm-Initiating Devices -- 17.15 Fire Extinguisher Electronic Monitoring Device -- 17.16 Supervisory Signal-Initiating Devices -- 18. NOTIFICATION APPLIANCES -- 18.1 Application -- 18.2 Purpose -- 18.3 General -- 18.4 Audible Characteristics -- 18.5 Visible Characteristics - Public Mode -- 18.6 Visible Characteristics - Private Mode -- 18.7 Supplementary Visible Signaling Method -- 18.8 Textual Audible Appliances -- 18.9 Textual and Graphical Visible Appliances -- 18.10 Tactile Appliances -- 18.11 Standard Emergency Service Interface -- 19. RESERVED -- 20. RESERVED -- 21. EMERGENCY CONTROL FUNCTION INTERFACES -- 21.1 Application -- 21.2 General -- 21.3 Elevator Recall for Fire Fighters' Service -- 21.4 Elevator Shutdown -- 21.5 Fire Service Access Elevators -- 21.6 Occupant Evacuation Elevators -- 21.7 Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Systems -- 21.8 Door and Shutter Release -- 21.9 Electrically Locked Doors -- 21.10 Exit Marking Audible Notification Systems -- 22. RESERVED -- 23. PROTECTED PREMISES FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS -- 23.1 Application -- 23.2 General -- 23.3 System Features -- 23.4 System Performance and Integrity -- 23.5 Performance of Initiating Device Circuits (IDCs) -- 23.6 Performance of Signaling Line Circuits (SLCs) -- 23.7 Performance of Notification Appliance Circuits (NACs) -- 23.8 System Requirements -- 23.9 In-Building Fire Emergency Voice/Alarm Communications -- 23.10 Fire Alarm Systems Using Tone -- 23.11 Suppression System Actuation -- 23.12 Off-Premises Signals -- 23.13 Guard's Tour Supervisory Service -- 23.14 Suppressed (Exception Reporting) Signal System -- 23.15 Protected Premises Emergency Control Functions -- 23.16 Special Requirements for Low-Power Radio (Wireless) Systems -- 24. EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS (ECS) -- 24.1 Application -- 24.2 Purpose -- 24.3 General -- 24.4 One-Way Emergency Communications Systems -- 24.5 Two-Way, In-Building Emergency Communications Systems -- 24.6 Information, Command, and Control -- 24.7 Performance-Based Design of Mass Notification Systems -- 24.8 Documentation -- 25. RESERVED -- 26. SUPERVISING STATION ALARM SYSTEMS -- 26.1 Application -- 26.2 General -- 26.3 Central Station Service Alarm Systems -- 26.4 Proprietary Supervising Station Alarm Systems -- 26.5 Remote Supervising Station Alarm Systems -- 26.6 Communications Methods for Supervising Station Alarm Systems -- 27. PUBLIC EMERGENCY ALARM REPORTING SYSTEMS -- 27.1 Application -- 27.2 General Fundamentals -- 27.3 Management and Maintenance -- 27.4 Communications Methods -- 27.5 Alarm Processing Equipment -- 27.6 Alarm Boxes -- 27.7 Public Cable Plant -- 27.8 Emergency Communications Systems (ECS) -- 28. RESERVED -- 29. SINGLE- AND MULTIPLE-STATION ALARMS AND HOUSEHOLD FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS -- 29.1 Application -- 29.2 Purpose -- 29.3 Basic Requirements -- 29.4 Assumptions -- 29.5 Detection and Notification -- 29.6 Power Supplies -- 29.7 Equipment Performance -- 29.8 Installation -- 29.9 Optional Functions -- 29.10 Maintenance and Tests -- 29.11 Markings and Instructions // ANNEXES: A. Explanatory Material -- B. Engineering Guide for Automatic Fire Detector Spacing -- C. System Performance and Design Guide -- D. Speech Intelligibility -- E. Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 72 -- F. Wiring Diagrams and Guide for Testing Fire Alarm Circuits -- G. Informational References // PART TWO: Supplements -- 1. Performance-Based Design and Fire Alarm Systems -- 2. Voice Intelligibility for Emergency Voice/Alarm Communications Systems -- 3. Addressing Unwanted Alarms.