The reliability of automatic sprinkler systems

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 238
ISSN0008-3097
Subjectsprinkler system; reliability; performance; inspection; Sprinklers
AbstractAutomatic sprinkler systems have played a key role in fire protection engineering for over a century. Based on a review of statistical data, this Digest shows the reliability of such systems in place to be in excess of 96%. Means are suggested to improve this reliability to 99% through proper design, inspection and maintenance of systems.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en francais: Fiabilité des réseaux d' extincteurs automatiques à eau
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IdentifierCBD-238
NRC number3509
NPARC number20330497
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Record identifier65edcdb6-8319-4efd-aff9-8083c4dc6218
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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