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As a life safety system, fire sprinkler systems need to remain operational following an earth-quake event. NFPA 13 has guidelines in place to seismically protect the piping system. The rules provide both flexibility and rigidity so that the system can move with the building struc-ture it is protecting against fire.
Learn when seismic protection is needed for a building. In addition, the components used to protect against earthquake motion and the necessary calculations will be reviewed.
-Determine when earthquake protection needed?
-Determine force factors
-Acceptance of NFPA 13 Criteria
-Flexibility and clearance
-Spacing and configuration of braces
-Calculating loads to bracing
-Adequacy of braces, fittings an fasteners
-Restraint as required
-Exercises in layout of seismic hangers
-Exercises in sizing of seismic hangers and bracing
You will need to have a current copy of NFPA 13 with you!
Fee: Members/AHJs: $125 EARLY BIRD ($150 after 10/1/15) Non-Members: $290
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