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Little Fire Software USER'S GUIDE

Fire protection systems estimating program for the Pocket PC Computer

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SPRINKLERS SYSTEM DESIGN ESTIMATOR.

FOAM SYSTEMS DESIGN ESTIMATOR.

FIRE PUMP ESTIMATOR.

GAS EXTINGUISHER DESIGN ESTIMATOR.

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HYDRAULICS.

WATER TEST Calculator.

Units Converter ,Easy access to `word', ` exel', `notes' ,calculator. more

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Little fire

Fire protection systems estimating program for the Pocket PC Computer

Little fire is a `must software' for those who deals with fire protection systems design, installaion,inspection& approval : · · · · · · · · · · · Fire Protection Engineers. Fire Marshals. Autorities having jurisdiction. Contractors. Inspectors. Safety manegers. Risk manegers. Projects manegers. Security manegers Insurers. etc.

Little fire

is a full set of easy to use fire protection systems estimating program for: · Sprinklers systems (wet, dry, deluge,preaction). · Foam systems ( sprinklers, total flooding,local application). · Fire pump( flow , pressure, pipe size, relief valve size , etc). · Gas extinguishers (Halon, CO2 , FM-200, NAF III). · Hydraulic pressure loss calculations. · Water test procedure including hydraulic graph electronic drawing sheet.

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Program's INSTALL Procedure STEP 1 After downloading the files into your computer open the CD1 Directory and look for the setup file:

Or Unzipping the Zip file and running the setup.exe file .

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STEP 2 Click on the setup and follow the instructions:

STEP 3 Synchronize your device to your computer. now the program is installed into your device in the directory: PROGRAM FILES / Fire

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STEP 4 To put the program on your start menu bar / button:

a. Open PROGRAM FILES:

b. Go to MY DEVICE / PROGRAM FILES/ Fire

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c. Copy the files in the MY DEVICE / PROGRAM FILES/ Fire directory

d. Go to Windows / START MENUE:

e. Paste the files

f. To put the program under QStart menu click QStart ­ Tools ­ Add Application

g. To run the program press its icon.

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SPRINKLERS SYSTEM ESTIMATING GUIDE( NFPA 13) The sprinklers system estimating guide helps to design and estimate the needs and demand of various sprinklers system with an accuracy of +/-5%. · Input protected area (ft2). · Input sprinklers elevation (ft). · Select type of system (wet, ry, preaction, deluge). · Select Hazard class ( NFPA 13) If you dont know the hazard's class push "Hazard selection"(yellow button). · press "GO"(green button). · Output HMD area (ft2). · No of sprinklers required. · No of operating sprinklers in HMD. · Required density at HMD. · Required flow of sprinklers (gpm). · Required hose demand (gpm). · Required pressure at systems head (psi). · Total amount of water (M3).

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FOAM SPRINKLERS SYSTEM ESTIMATING GUIDE( NFPA 16) The foam sprinklers system estimating guide helps to design and estimate the needs and demand of various foam sprinklers system with an accuracy of +/-5%. · Input protected area (ft2). · Input sprinklers elevation (ft). · Select type of system (wet, ry, preaction, deluge). · Select foam concentration (3% , 6%). · press "GO"(green button). · Output HMD area (ft2). · No of sprinklers required. · No of operating sprinklers in HMD. · Required density at HMD. · Required flow of sprinklers (gpm). · Required hose demand (gpm). · Required pressure at systems head (psi). · Total amount of concentrate (gallons).

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FOAM SYSTEM ESTIMATING GUIDE ( NFPA 11) The foam system estimating guide helps to design and estimate the needs and demand of various foam system with an accuracy of +/-5%. · Select hazard classification . · Input protected area (ft2). · Input hight of hazard (ft). · Select application method (total flooding, local application). · Select foam concentration (3% , 6% ,10%). · Select foam expantion ratio (low , medium ,high). · press "GO"(green button). · Output foam volume (ft3). · Foam amount (gallons). · Water amount (gallons). · Foam flow rate (gpm). · Water flow rate (gpm). · Duration (minutes). · ApplicableType of foam.

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EXTINGUISHING GAS SYSTEM ESTIMATING GUIDE( NFPA 12,12A,2001) The extinguishing gas system estimating guide helps to design and estimate the needs and demand of various gas systems with an accuracy of +/-5%. · · · · · · Input protected volume (ft3). Select elevation above see level (ft). Input environment temp (F) Select protected volume classification.). press "GO"(green button). Output Halon 1301 concentration (%) , quantity (lb). · Output FM-200 concentration (%) , quantity (lb). · Output NAF III concentration (%) , quantity (lb). · Output CO2 concentration (%) , quantity (lb).

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FIRE PUMP ESTIMATING GUIDE ( NFPA 20) The Fire pump estimating guide helps to design and estimate the needs and demand of fire pumps with an accuracy of +/-5%. · Input required pressure at fire protection system head (psi). · Input required flow at fire protection system head (gpm). · Input pipe's size to the pump (") · Input pipe's length to the pump (ft) · Input elevation change (ft) · press "GO"(green button). · Output pumps required flowrate (gpm) @ pressure (psi). · Output pump's inlet diameter ("). · Output pump's outlet diameter ("). · Output pump's RV diameter ("). · Output pump's RV discharge diameter ("). · Output metering device diameter ("). RV- Relief valve.

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PRESSUR LOSS ESTIMATING The Pressure loss estimating application helps to design and estimate pipes section for pressure loss. · · · · · Input required flowrate in the system (gpm). Select Hazen-Wiliams C factor. Input pipe's size ("). Input pipe's length (ft). Input elevation change (ft).

You can repeat the procedure up to five diferent sections of the pipe system. · press "GO"(green button). · Output total pressure loss in the system (psi).

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WATER FLOW TEST (NFPA 13,24,25) The Water flow test procedure will help to determine is the water supply is adequate for the fire protection systems demand. STAGE I. · · · · · Select nozzle's diameter ("). Select nozzle's duscharge factor. Input pitot's pressue gauge velocity head (psi) press "GO"(green button). Output flow rate from nozzle (gpm)

If you need to learn the test procedure press the `Test Procedure' button.

STAGE II. Hydraulic graph. Press the hydraulic graph button. A `Notes' file will open. Input data : (date, location.....) Draw the tested hydraulic points with the electronic pencil. · Draw a curve between the points ­ this is the hydraulic curve. · Save the file by following the instructions on the screen. · To go back to little fire press the Q button on the PC and close active task. · · · ·

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Units Converter

In order to use the units converter write the quantity required in the unit you want to convert and press its button.

VOLUME CALCULATOR

The Volume calculators calculates : a. Ball's volume. b. Cube's volume.

c.

cylinder's volume.

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DISCLAIMER Although it is believed that the information of this software is factual,no warranty or representation, expressed or implied,is made with respect to any or all of the content thereof,and no legal responsibility is assumed.. The user should use data, methodology,formulas,and guidelines that are appropriate for their situations.

REFERENCE:

NFPA 11 Standard for Low-Expansion Foam 1998 Edition. NFPA 11A Standard for Medium- and High-Expansion Foam Systems 1999 Edition. NFPA 12 Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems 2000 Edition. NFPA 12A Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems 1997 Edition. NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems 1999 Edition. NFPA 16 Standard for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems 1999 Edition. NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection 1999 Edition. NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems 1998 Edition. NFPA 2001 Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing System 2000 Edition

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