HDS693 - Sprinkler Design II

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Subject Title
Sprinkler Design II

Subject Description
This course is a continuation of HDS 593. Topics include standpipe systems, stocklisting, hydraulic calculations and production of HydraCAD sprinkler system drawings from supplied architectural drawings. Students will design and draw sprinkler systems on computers using HYDRACAD software. Hydraulic calculations will be performed using HYDRATEC HYDRAULICS software.

Credit Status
One college subject credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.   Retrieve and explain the criteria outlined in NFPA #13 & NFPA #14 (for standpipe systems.)
2.   Interpret Architectural drawings and identify structural steel, HVAC, and other elements
that will have an impact on the sprinkler system.
3.   Prepare architectural drawings for use with HydraCAD by cleaning and purging unnecessary drawing elements.
4.   Identify hazard classifications in a building and specify correct densities and design areas for the various areas.
5.   Select and install appropriate sprinklers and piping for various areas of buildings.
6.   Perform, interpret, and print hydraulic calculations to correctly size pipe.
7.   Plot a drawing suitable for the Authority Having Jurisdiction and sprinkler fitters.
8.   Prepare a correct and organized product catalogue submittal.

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