Sep 24, 2022  
2013-14 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
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AE 3121 - Principles of Fire Protection and Plumbing Design

4 lecture hours 0 lab hours 4 credits
This course is an introduction to plumbing and fire suppression systems principles. The plumbing systems components to be examined include water supplies and domestic water distribution systems, plumbing fixtures and components, sanitary drainage systems, sewage treatment and disposal, and storm drainage systems. Health and safety standards will be discussed using plumbing codes and system configuration standards. The fire suppression systems components to be examined include fire science, fire safety design, fire detection and fire alarm systems, fire suppression systems, automatic sprinkler systems and smoke control principles. Industry standards and variations will be discussed using NFPA codes and building codes. The architectural engineer’s responsibilities to understand the purpose and configuration of these systems will be emphasized whether they are the designer of these systems or the designer of associated building systems. (prereq: AE 213 )



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