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Fire Service Hydraulics, Second Edition

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by Dick Sylvia, edited by James F. Casey

This time-honored classic has been used to help instruct personnel throughout the country in the science and art of fire service hydraulics. The fundamentals of hydraulics are unchanging. Topics discussed include water distribution systems, friction loss calculations, discharge and nozzle pressures, fire streams, standpipe systems, sprinkler systems, and foam systems.


  • ‰Part I: Theory 
  • Wate - at rest and in motion 
  • Velocity and discharge 
  • Part II: Water
  • Water distribution systems
  • Fire service pumpsŒ‰
  • Part III: Practice
  • Friction loss calculations
  • Engine and nozzle pressures Œ‰
  • Fire streams
  • Standpipe systems
  • Automatic sprinkler systems 
  • Part IV: Foam
  • Fire fighting foams and foam systems
  • Appendices: Fire stream tables 
  • Friction loss table
  • Conversion tables
  • Contents of cylinders 
  • Circumferences and areas of circles 
  • Square roots

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427 pages/Softcover/1970
ISBN10 0-912212-05-5

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