Full course description
Prior knowledge of Manual Hydraulic Calculations or Attendance of the Hydraulic Calculations of Automatic Sprinkler Systems.
A recommended follow-up to Hydraulic Calculations, this course examines NFPA 13 requirements for the design of sprinkler system protection of high piled and rack storage. Students are trained to recognize proper design criterion for protection and warehouses. The program emphasizes proper classification of commodities and density selection based on storage heights and arrangements, sprinkler temperature ratings, and the presence or non-presence of in-rack sprinkler types.
- Elective course for the Fire Protection Certificate Program
Some topics of coverage include:
- Classification of Commodities
- Design Densities for High Piled Storage
- Protection of Plastics
- Special Definitions
- Impact of Large Drop and ESFR Sprinklers
When you register for an online course, you will receive an email confirmation including a link to the OSU Online Classroom and your username and password. The course is self-paced unless otherwise noted. You have 6 months to complete the course unless otherwise noted. Download the instructional materials and view each video. Exams must be completed with a 70% or better. You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you have successfully completed the course.