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NFPA 13 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook, 2010 Edition is an insightful, dynamic resource loaded with all new research designed to help you solve all sprinkler challenges.
NFPA teamed up with the leading fire protection experts to create this one-stop resource for everything that will you need know about modern sprinkler systems. The book includes the complete text of the NFPA 13, along with detailed explanations of NFPA 13 rules and real-world visuals and extra material that is not covered in the Code.
Stay ahead of the curve on new fire protection strategies with NFPA 13, and avoid making errors. This is an essential reference for installers, sprinkler designers and AHJs. 1088 pages.
Superior to every other sprinkler reference, NFPA 13combines:
The complete 2010 NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- including all charts and tables.
Exclusive commentary that clarifies NFPA 13’s rationale and intent, features advice on applying major changes, such as the new method to calculate rack shelf area that takes the placement of loads into consideration.
Graphics and photos that depict scenarios and equipment, such as assemblies for three new special storage arrangements covered in the expanded Chapter 20. Diagrams that illustrate proper piping with joint restraints.
FAQs highlighting key concepts and the reasons behind them.
New in this edition: Three exclusive Supplements explore emerging sprinkler research and report on the latest U.S. and international experience.
A web address links you to more information, such as a previous Supplement on MIC prevention and treatment.
NFPA 13 - Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook, 2010 Edition