Fire Alarm Signaling Systems


This new edition of Fire Alarm Signaling Systems brings you up-to-date with the latest technical applications and code requirements impacting your work.

To create this guide, NFPA and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers tapped the expertise of…

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Authors: Richard W. Bukowski, P.E., and Wayne D. Moore, P.E.

Design, select, and install systems that comply with code requirements. Fire Alarm Signaling Systems shows you how to do it all!

Get comprehensive coverage of every aspect of fire alarm systems in a single volume! In this classic must-have text, respected authorities from NFPA® and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) offer critical guidance on everything from components to signal initiation to system testing.

Fire Alarm Signaling Systems gives you the knowledge to apply the 2002 NFPA 72® and other codes, plus the ability to:

  • Establish fire protection goals, match the fire alarm system to the goals, and perceive the limitations inherent in any system
  • Weigh the benefits of prescriptive versus performance-based design approaches
  • Maintain quality control during installations
  • Analyze and improve intelligibility of voice evacuation fire alarm systems

A great training and troubleshooting tool!

Widely used as a reference and for teaching, Fire Alarm Signaling Systems includes testing schedules, data on system malfunctions, and proven reliable methods for cost analysis. A history of fire alarms provides added perspective. Chapter-end questions boost comprehension.