FET - 221 Fire Protection Design I NFPA 13 Worksheet 1 Chapter 1 Due ~ Wednesday, September 11, 2002 For each of the following questions, give your answer, cite the appropriate code reference, and defend your reasoning. You can type the answers on this document and e-mail them to your instructor. 1. 2. Does NFPA 13 set requirements for the maintenance and testing of Automatic Sprinkler Systems? Classify the Type of construction found in the following places: A. ITD building (Automotive Bays) B. The Burn Lab (Burn room only) C. The main lobby (Receptionist area) 3. If you, as the AHJ, have already approved a sprinkler system design under the previous edition of NFPA 13, do you need to re-review the design when the new edition of the code is adopted? 4. Can sprinkler system piping be used for any purpose other than fire protection? 5. Who is the AHJ? 6. Describe the sprinklers used in A231 as completely as possible. 7. Can a sprinkler system be installed in ½ of a structure utilizing NFPA 13? 8. Is the tall wooden bookcase in the FET Systems Lab considered a shelf or a rack? 9. Is a tire storage area 25'(l) x 25'(w) x 5'(h) at the 25,000 sq. ft. U-Fix-It auto parts store considered miscellaneous? 10. Pallet loads of cardboard cartons containing 1 liter bottles of wine are held together on the pallet with plastic shrink-wrap applied to the sides of the box stack. Is this encapsulation?