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Sprinkler Systems Design 1 MSYS 3070

Mechanical Systems Course

Course details

Covers fundamentals and applications of sprinkler systems in fire protection. Includes overview of fire protection sprinkler and standpipe systems, building codes, local building bylaws, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. Students learn how to design sprinkler systems and selection of materials and components per NFPA 13 and 14 standards and to perform manual and computer-aided hydraulic load calculations for sprinkler systems. Examples of design and development of sprinkler system layout for buildings will be reviewed.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.5

Cost

$712.89

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of MSYS 3070 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85618

Duration

Sat Jan 28 - Sat Mar 11 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 85618
  • $712.89
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 28 - Mar 11 Sat 08:30 - 14:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$712.89

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. No class will be held on Saturday, February 18th - Family Day Weekend. Please note: The delivery format for this course is ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe different types of fire sprinkler systems and components.
  • Define the applicable building code and bylaw requirements for fire sprinkler and standpipes systems.
  • Analyze buildings and occupancies in order to determine the minimum sprinkler design criteria in accordance with NFPA 13, 13R and 13D standards.
  • Design standpipe and hose systems in accordance with NFPA 14.
  • Design common sprinkler systems for office, residential, and retail occupancies.
  • Perform manual and computer-aided hydraulic load calculations.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

Sprinkler Systems Design 1 (MSYS 3070) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Systems
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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