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FS 237 Fire Protection Systems II • 3 Cr.


Analyzes fire protection and detection systems, focusing on advanced concepts in fire sprinkler systems. Format includes classroom discussion and practical sprinkler demonstrations. Prerequisite: FS 137 or permission of advisor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Recall all major fire suppression systems and how they function during a fire.
  • Identify advanced design systems for sprinkler systems, water supply and storage.
  • Describe the components involving retrofit options for sprinkler systems, and trade-offs.
  • Articulate the importance of pre-fire planning.
  • Recall major components of sprinkler system testing, regular maintaince and record keeping.
  • Identify fast response suppression systems, draft curtains and smoke, heat venting systems.
  • Identify systems in low, medium, and high hazard occupancies.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000