Applications of fire alarm systems, operation, testing and inspection requirements outlined by the various Codes and Standards are covered at a more detailed level. Principles and technology of fire detection devices, signal appliances, control equipment and ancillary devices controlled by the system. Learn traditional field wiring circuits, the connection of field devices, the basics of microprocessor based systems using addressable devices and remote annunciation. Smoke control and elevator recall will also be discussed.
Textbook required – CFAA 5 - Fire Alarm Systems - available at the BCIT bookstore. In case of course cancellation, students will be notified by email or by phone. For inquiries, please email BCIT_Electrical@bcit.ca. Please note that if course becomes full, check this website frequently to see if someone de-registers.