Automatic sprinkler system
Rockett, Frank H. Engineering Consultant, Charlottesville, Virginia.
- Elements of a system
- Modes of operation
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An integrated arrangement of fixed facilities for protection from combustion by use of water extinguishment. The system comprises an adequate water supply, hydraulically designed internal piping, and sprinklers connected in a systematic pattern over the protected area; the system is activated by a fire to discharge a fine spray of water over the heat.
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