Plumbing and Fire Protection Design

Through the classroom instruction, the students will be exposed to various aspects of plumbing and fire protection design, including calculations, system layout, drafting, specifications, and working procedures in this field.

This course will focus on practicality. The students are expected to have previous educations in engineering. The course is also of value for those who already have Canadian experience but want to broaden their knowledge base to meet future challenges.

The principal target of employment is design engineer in consulting firms. Other related employment opportunities are also possible.
Course outline: [25 hrs.]
Plumbing
Systems:
Natural gas system
Water supply system
Sanitary drainage system
Storm drainage system
Venting system
Compressed air system
Equipment:
Water pressure booster system
Plumbing fixtures
Water system valves and accessories
Drainage products
Hot water tank
Fire Protection
Systems:
Sprinkler
Standpipe
Equipment:
Sprinkler heads/Valves/Pumps/Fire hose cabinet/Fire Extinguishers
Standards and codes:
Ontario Building Code
Ontario Fire Code
CAN/CSA B149.1 
NFPA 13, NFPA 14
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