May 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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AE 3531 - Fire Suppression Systems Design

3 lecture hours 2 lab hours 4 credits
Course Description
This course is a continuation of plumbing and fire suppression principles and transitions into the system component design, layout and specification concepts of fire suppression systems. The fire suppression systems components to be examined include wet sprinkler systems, alternative agent systems, pumping equipment and fire suppression piping and installation specifications. Design tools to be used include traditional calculations, spreadsheets, and computerized modeling programs. Design standards and variations will be discussed using NFPA codes and master specifications. The architectural engineer’s responsibilities in design and specification writing will be emphasized through examples of construction document components, including plans, details and specifications. (prereq: AE 3301 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • TBD

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Basic fire protection systems, piping sizing calculations

Course Topics
  • TBD 

Coordinator
Doug Nelson



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