Electrical Engineering System

Heat detector

Heat detectors respond to the thermal energy signature from a fire and are generally located on or near the ceiling. They respond when the detecting element reaches either a predetermined fixed temperature or a specified rate of temperature rise occurs. Knowing the difference between types of detectors is very important. Periodic tests must be made …

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fire alarm system overview

Fire Alarm systems perform several functions vital to limiting life and property losses during fires. They can provide fire detection, early warning for evacuation, and local fire brigade (Emergency Response Team) or public fire department notification. Generally a fire alarm system is installed for protection of life, property and mission. In order for a fire …

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Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors sense the presence of smoke particles. In order for a smoke detector to sense these particles, smoke must travel from the point of origin to the detector. When evaluating a particular building or location for detector layout, likely fire locations should first be determined, and paths of smoke travel from each of these …

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