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Introduction to Fire Sprinklers, Valves, and Hydraulic Calculations | Alaska

3 Industry Related Hour Video Course
Approval #17412

This course is a basics introduction to sprinkler assembly, orientation, system valves, types of systems, hydraulic calculations and water flow friction loss.  This course must be completed by December 31, 2023.


This course expires on December 31, 2023.  Please complete this course and download your certificate before the expiration date.  After the expiration date, you will no longer have access to this course.

Instructor: Karl Wiegand

This course is an introduction to the basics regarding fire sprinklers, valves and hydraulic calculations. Students will become familiar with the parts of a sprinkler assembly and the significance of sprinkler orientation. Next they will learn the basics of sprinkler system valves and the types of systems they service. Finally, hydraulic calculations are discussed as they relate to water supply, water flow and friction loss.

This Course Covers:

  • Sprinkler basics
  • Parts of the sprinkler
  • Sprinkler orientation
  • Types of sprinklers, valves, & sprinkler systems
  • Setting air pressure
  • Water delivery
  • Water pressure
  • Water supply and flow
  • Friction loss
  • Internal pipe diameter
  • Examples of calculations