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Fire Protection Engineering Criteria Manual. Fire Protection Technical Library.

29 Resources
Analysis and Design of Profiled Blast Walls [25779] ?

Study on the design of stainless steel profiled barriers subjected to blast loading generated from typical explosions

Updated Building and Fire Research Laboratory Publications [18483] ?

Contains over 2000 document abstracts and complete publications since 1993

Building Code Corner [39200] ?

Quarterly article series on construction code-related topics

Development of a Method for the Determination of On-Site Ignition Probabilities [25775] ?

An ignition probability model has been derived to consider larger, catastrophic, releases

Divided Spaces: Building Compartmentation Plays a Critical Role in Fire Safety [11852] ?

This paper discusses the role of compartmentation in balanced fire protection

Fire Alarm Systems [pdf] [26655] ?

A practical guide

Fire Equipment Educational Materials [418] ?

Informational bulletins related to fire extinguishing systems - fire hoses, commercial cooking, portable extinguishers

Fire Hydrant Technical Information [12816] ?

Definitions and names of hydrant components and general hydrant information

Fire on the Web [901] ?

Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) information and software

Fire Protection Design Manual [pdf] [27177] ?

The text of a fire protection design manual

Fire Protection Engineer Licensure [14691] ?

How to become a licensed Fire Protection Engineer

Updated Fire Protection Engineering for Facilities [pdf] [34120] ?

A manual that details the protection requirements for US Dept of Defense facilities

Fire Protection for Relocatable Structures [33584] ?

Includes fire protection features and separation distances for portable buildings

Fire Protection in Rural Areas: Dry Hydrants for Ponds [17352] ?

Dry hydrants provide an easy access to fill tank trucks regardless of weather

Fire Protection Systems [17663] ?

Photos and graphics of sprinkler systems, fire detection systems, smoke control systems, etc.

Updated FM Approval Standards [28949] ?

The criteria for FM Approval of fire engineered products such as sprinkler systems, fire pumps, hose racks

Updated Guideline on Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and Assemblies [17276] ?

Older buildings often contain materials that are fire safe but not listed in current rating sources

Health Care Facilities - FSES [pdf] [18942] ?

Basic elements of the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES) for Health Care Facilities

Hospital Fire Safety Specifications [21806] ?

The fire safety specs used by the US Veterans Administration

Updated HUD Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and Assemblies [pdf] [8277] ?

A compilation of fire ratings for 19th & mid-20th century building materials and assemblies

ICC-ES Building Product Criteria List [39201] ?

Acceptance criteria and evaluation guidelines for hundreds of building products to meet code requirements

International Fire Protection Magazine Articles [17798] ?

The latest international fire protection, prevention and safety articles

ISO Fire Suppression Rating Schedule: Resources [24350] ?

NFPA Standards referenced by FSRS plus other resources for Section 1000 Community Risk Reduction portion of the schedule

NIST Engineering Laboratory [5660] ?

Technical building and fire safety industry documents

Updated Passive Fire Protection [14583] ?

PFP attempts to contain fires or slow the spread, through use of fire-resistant walls, floors, and doors, etc

Pump Operations for High Rise Buildings [14582] ?

Pump Operations for High-Rise Building Fire Protection Systems

School Fire Safety Report [15766] ?

Standard operating procedures in use by the State of New York

Updated Unified Facilities Guide Specifications [18292] ?

Construction specs manual with sections related to fire engineering

WA-Washington Public Protection [15403] ?

Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau's public protection criteria for the State of Washington

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