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This book describes fixed firewater pump installations for industrial facilities from the viewpoint of the end users, fire protection engineers, loss prevention professionals and those just entering a career in which decisions about fire pump installations must be made. Therefore, much background information is given for the necessary requirements and usefulness of a firewater pump and the services that interface with it. This book’s primary objective is the provision of practical information and basic background design principles on the application of fixed pumps for fire-fighting purposes at industrial facilities, both onshore and offshore. Content: Front Matter • Introduction • List of Tables • List of Figures • List of Acronyms • Preface • Table of Contents 1. Historical Applications of Firewater Pumping Systems 2. Philosophy of Protection 3. Firewater Flow Requirements 4. Duration of Firewater Supplies 5. Sources of Firewater Pump Supply 6. Pump Types and Applications 7. Pump Installation, Piping Arrangements and Accessories 8. Materials of Construction 9. Pump Drivers and Power Transmission 10. Firewater Pump Controllers 11. Reliability 12. Classified Area Pump Installations 13. Firewater Pump Acceptance and Flow Testing 14. Human Factors and Quality Control Appendices • Bibliography • Glossary Index
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Nolan is both a surname and a given name, of Irish origin from Ó Nualláin, with alternate spellings including Nolen, Noland, Nolin, and Nalon.
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