Columbia Southern Fire Protection Structures and Systems Paper

Writing

  • Describe why it would or would not be appropriate to use a dry chemical extinguishing system in a total flooding application for sensitive computer equipment. Based on your analysis, provide an alternative recommendation. Identify an extinguishing agent discussed in the course textbook that might be considered as an effective replacement. Describe why the agent you selected is an effective replacement.

    Your response must be a minimum of 75 words.

  • Over the years, there have been a number of injuries and deaths attributed to intentional or accidental discharge of carbon dioxide systems. List and explain applications for which carbon dioxide is effective and applications where carbon dioxide is not effective. Discuss the safeguards that could be incorporated into carbon dioxide systems that could reduce the number of injuries and deaths resulting for system discharge.

    Your response must be a minimum of 75 words.

  • A research and development facility is being built in your jurisdiction. As a part of the pre-construction meeting, you have been asked to discuss alternative extinguishing systems with the business owner. He has indicated that he prefers to install halon systems to protect various operations because they have successfully used them in other facilities. Explain why halon is no longer manufactured in the United States. Identify an extinguishing agent discussed in the course textbook that might be considered as an effective replacement. Describe why the agent you selected is an effective replacement.

    Your response must be a minimum of 75 words.

  • A restaurant in your jurisdiction recently experienced a release of their age-old dry chemical hood system. The servicing technician has informed the owner that he must replace his old system with a UL300 compliant system. The owner has asked you to outline the provisions of UL300 and to explain the reason for changing to a wet chemical

Your response must be a minimum of 75 words.