Hydraulic Calculations for Tree Systems - Recorded Webinar

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Format: Instant Access Recorded Webinar

CEUs: Based on 1.5 contact hour of training (see CEUs tab for details)

Course Description: This webinar builds upon the Fire Sprinkler Design and Hydraulic Calculations Basic Formulas courses to demonstrate conducting hydraulic calculations for a simple tree system. The exercise will include the determination of the required end head pressure, calculation of friction loss using the Hazen Williams formula, inclusion of appropriate fitting equivalent lengths, and the use of equivalent K factors and balancing pressure for a combination of sprinklers and piping. The proper use of hydraulic calculation forms for conducting such calculations will be presented. Finally, a comparison of the calculated demand will be made with the available water supply to demonstrate adequacy of the design.

Learning Objectives:
•Calculate the required end head pressure for an operating sprinkler
•Calculate the friction loss using the Hazen Williams formula
•Understand the appropriate inclusion of fittings for purposes of determining pressure loss
•Calculate an equivalent K factor for a combination of operating sprinklers and connected piping and balance with calculated pressure
•Understand the use of hydraulic calculation forms
•Conduct an evaluation of the available water supply against the calculated demand

Tracey Bellamy, P.E., CFPS

Tracey Bellamy has more than 25 years’ experience in the fire protection community including all areas of the fire sprinkler industry. He has extensive experience with fire suppression system design, fire hazard analysis and fire protection system inspection and testing. He is licensed as a Professional Engineer in 49 U.S. states, District of Columbia and Guam and a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS). He serves on several NFPA technical and correlating committees including NFPA 13, 15, 16, 25, 30, 30B, 101 and 5000 (building code). Tracey is a member of ASCE, NFPA, and SFPE.

Continuing Education (see details under Certificate section below)

- International Code Council - ICC Approved for 0.15 CEU's

- NICET Continuing Professional Development

- Pennsylvania UCC Approved Continuing Education Provider

- Texas Commission on Fire Protection Continuing Education

Certificate of Completion:

  • Each participant registered, attending the full live training webinar or viewing the post-live recorded on-demand webinar will receive a Certificate of Completion (you must be registered under your name to receive a certificate, one certificate per registered participant). This certificate will include the participants name, training subject, date, number of training hours completed and the Fire Smarts name, address and phone number.
  • Certificates will comply with International Code Council (ICC) CEU requirements for ICC approved training courses. Fire Smarts is an approved training provider of the ICC. ICC CEU’s are assigned based on 0.1 CEU per training contact hour.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for CPD points required for NICET certification. This applies to the “Additional Education” section of NICET Policy #30 on Continuing Professional Development that allows for CPD points for education to advance, broaden and enhance technical knowledge and job skills.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for credit hours required for re-certification as part of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC) program. Continuing education credit is determined as one credit per training contact hour.
  • Certificates can be used as supporting documentation for continuing education (CE) hours for Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications. Fire Smarts is a continuing education source under "Nationally Recognized Training Providers”. Continuing education hours are determined as one CE hour per training contact hour.
 

Webinar Training

This webinar is presented online in a directing and discussion style of teaching. A clear and detailed presentation of the content is given with the aid of PowerPoint presentation slides. Participant questions are encouraged to facilitate understanding and practical application exercises will be given where applicable to the content.

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