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Course syllabus I1-PTZB - Fire-Fighting Equipment in Building (FCE - SS 2019/2020)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: I1-PTZB
Course unit title: Fire-Fighting Equipment in Building
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Exam (3 credits)
Course contents:
•Active and passive fire protection systems. Basic characteristics and concept of active fire protection systems design.
•Fixed firefighting systems. Water automatic sprinkler systems. Drencher fire control systems. Water curtain.
•Design of water sources, pipework, control equipment, sprinkler and drencher heads. Hydraulic calculation, usage of Hazen- Williams’s formula.
•Special fixed fire control systems. Gaseous, foam and powder systems.
•Electric fire alarm systems. Concept of components design (fire detectors, central controller and wire circuit).
•Smoke and heat control systems. Natural and forced extraction of smoke and heat in single-storey buildings.
•Ventilating of fire protected escape routes.
•Fire prevention in ventilating systems.
•Fire control systems and its connection to building construction design. Solution of fire stopping systems (penetration seals for service installations). Chimneys.


Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 04/16/2019.

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