Fire Detection And Suppression Systems CH.1

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  1. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Mitigate
    To cause to become less harsh or hostile; to make less severe, intense, or painful
  2. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Fire Detection System
    System of detection devices, wiring, and supervisory equipment used for detecting fire or products of combustion and then signaling that these elements are present
  3. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Fire Suppression System
    System designed to act directly upon the hazard to mitigate or eliminate it, not simply to detect its pressence and or initiate an alarm
  4. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Standard
    Criterion documents that are developed to serve as models or examples of desired performance or behaviors and that contain requirements and specifications outlining minimum levels of performance, protection, or construction
  5. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Code
    A collection of rules and regulations enacted by a legislative body to become law in a particular jurisdiction
  6. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Transcription
    Method by which an AHJ adopts a code in whole to become a new regulation
  7. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Reference
    Method by which an AHJ refers to a code in a regulation and states that the code is legally enforceable
  8. Chapter 1: Vocab

    Consensus Standard
    Rules, principles, or measures that are established though agreement of members of the standards-setting organization
  9. Chapter 1: Notes

    Detects hazardous conditions
    Fire detection systems
  10. Chapter 1: Notes

    Those that control or contain hazardous conditions
    Fire Suppression system
  11. Chapter 1: Notes

    Working together, Fire Detection and Suppression Systems...
    Decrease loss through prompt notification and early mitigation and control of the fire
  12. Chapter 1: Notes

    Fire Protection can be ? or ?
    Passive

    Active
  13. Chapter 1: Notes

    Can be a part of building construction such as concrete firewall or sprayed on structural fire protection. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Passive
  14. Chapter 1: Notes

    They perform with no outside intervention or mechanical support. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Passive
  15. Chapter 1: Notes

    Cannot warn occupants of the dangers of an unwanted fire or suppress a growing fire. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Passive
  16. Chapter 1: Notes

    Those that activate in some fashion during a fire to sound an alarm or contain a small fire. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Active
  17. Chapter 1: Notes

    Require some type of outside intervention or mechanical support such as electricity or a water supply. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Active
  18. Chapter 1: Notes

    Designed to change the course and outcome of a fire in a building. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Active
  19. Chapter 1: Notes

    System that works to benefit the building owner, its occupants, and the responding fire department personnel. What kind of Fire Protection?
    Active
  20. Chapter 1: Notes

    What year was the first fire alarm system installed?
    1851
  21. Chapter 1: Notes

    What year was the first commercially successful automatic fire sprinkler system patented?
    1872
  22. Chapter 1: Notes

    Who and in what year, patented the first heat indicator which sounded a fire alarm when activated?
    George Andrew Darby

    1902
  23. Chapter 1: Notes

    What year were battery powered smoke alarms introduced? Who introduced them?
    1969

    Kenneth House & Randolph Smith
  24. Chapter 1: Notes

    What Fire happened in Chicago, Illinois in 1903, killed 602 people
    Iroquois Theater Fire
  25. Chapter 1: Notes

    What Fire happened in New York City in 1911, company located in a high rise building, killed 145 people, cause was a cigarette that got tossed into a bin containing scrap material?
    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
  26. Chapter 1: Notes

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