L&T EduTech

Fire Protection System

This course is part of Fire and Life Safety Systems Specialization

Taught in English

Included with Coursera Plus

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

Placeholder

Build your subject-matter expertise

This course is part of the Fire and Life Safety Systems Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
  • Learn new concepts from industry experts
  • Gain a foundational understanding of a subject or tool
  • Develop job-relevant skills with hands-on projects
  • Earn a shareable career certificate
Placeholder
Placeholder

Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review

Placeholder

There are 4 modules in this course

The module "Sprinkler System Design and Maintenance" provides a thorough understanding of the vital fire protection mechanism—the sprinkler system. Learners explore its significance in early fire detection and suppression, safeguarding lives and property. They distinguish between wet and dry systems, and study various sprinkler head types. Key components such as sprinkler heads, pipes, valves, and pressure regulators are examined for their roles in efficient water distribution and pressure management. Learners gain insights into design calculations considering occupancy type, hazard classification, and water supply, along with different installation methods. Lastly, they understand the importance of maintenance for system reliability, including regular inspections and testing. This module equips learners with the skills to design and maintain effective sprinkler systems, contributing to proactive fire protection.

What's included

13 videos1 assignment

The module covers fire fighting pipes, foam suppression systems, and foam's critical role in combating flammable liquid fires. Participants explore foam concentrates, various foam suppression systems, and components like proportioners and bladder tanks. Emphasis is placed on material selection, sizing, and adherence to standards for optimal system performance. Through visual aids and theoretical insights. Participants gain essential knowledge for practical implementation and maintenance, enhancing their ability to contribute to effective fire protection measures.

What's included

7 videos1 assignment

The Water Spray Systems Module delves into fire protection mechanisms centered on water-based technologies. Participants start with an Introduction to Water Spray Systems, grasping their applications and significance in fire suppression. The module then explores Types, revealing diverse configurations and benefits across various fire scenarios. Enhanced understanding is facilitated through Terminology exploration, while Component analysis sheds light on system efficacy. Participants delve into Design, gaining theoretical and practical knowledge, exemplified by Design for Transformers. Crucial system layout and hydraulic considerations are provided through insights into Deluge Trim Layout and Hydraulic Output. Introduction to innovative Water Mist Systems, statutory requirements, and sample calculations ensure legal and quantitative comprehension. Participants acquire a holistic understanding of water-based fire protection through a blend of theoretical insights and practical examples.

What's included

19 videos1 assignment

The Mechanics of Fire Module passionately delves into fire behavior, offering profound insights into combustion principles. Participants journey through the evolution of firefighting tools, exploring Fire Extinguisher Ratings and construction. Comprehensive discussions cover Extinguisher Classification, Types, and adherence to Codes & Standards. In instructor-led sessions, practical aspects like Selection, Location & Coverage of Fire Extinguishers are explored. Participants deepen their understanding of Fire Classification and the Suitability of Extinguishers, aligning with regional standards. Thorough Inspections for readiness are emphasized. The module concludes with Special Fire Extinguishers and Suppression Systems for varied scenarios. Through this exploration, participants gain not just knowledge but a fiery commitment to effective fire management. This comprehensive module equips participants with the skills to select, place, and utilize fire extinguishers effectively.

What's included

16 videos1 assignment

Instructor

Subject Matter Expert
L&T EduTech
67 Courses25,656 learners

Offered by

L&T EduTech

Recommended if you're interested in Mechanical Engineering

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."
Placeholder

Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions