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Session 3 - Fire Alarms and The Codes - Fire Alarms and the IBC/IFC is a Course

Session 3 - Fire Alarms and The Codes - Fire Alarms and the IBC/IFC

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Overview
The third in a series of short courses for the fire alarm industry that explains the requirements for alarm and detection systems in the International Building Code and International Fire Code. The series consists of five sessions, each about 60 minutes long. The third session covers: a complete discussion of the requirements for alarm and detection systems in the various occupancies and types of buildings described in the International Building Code (IBC) and International Fire Code (IFC). All courses are taught by University of Maryland faculty from the Fire Protection Engineering Department. 

Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) members and graduates of the University of Maryland in Fire Protection Engineering receive a $10 discount. Refunds are not available for members who enroll and submit full payment. 

Session 3 – Fire Alarms and the IBC/IFC (Approximately 60 minutes)

  • Introduction (5 minutes)
  • IBC/IFC requirements for fire detection and alarm systems by Occupancy (30 minutes)
  • Additional requirements in the IBC/IFC for fire detection and alarm systems (25 minutes)

When
The live lecture was recorded August 8, 2019. The recording and all course materials have been made available for participants to complete at their own pace through December 31, 2019.

Where
The live version was taught at the University of Maryland, College Park campus. The recorded series is now available to watch on-line from anywhere in the world.

Instructor
Kenneth E. Isman is a Clinical Professor at the University of Maryland in the Fire Protection Engineering Department where he teaches classes in fire protection systems design, life safety analysis and performance-based design.  He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.  He has experience as a member of more than 14 Technical Committees of the NFPA and has worked to implement building codes, fire codes and industry standards at the national, state and local levels.  He has served on several model code committees and has spearheaded meaningful changes through the model codes used throughout the United States.

Non-credit programs, courses, and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) do not post to the University of Maryland transcript and do not count towards a student's academic record. Neither a grade nor credit is earned. Students do not receive a University ID card and will not be granted access to University facilities such as recreation, transportation, and campus events. Non-credit students may access UMD Libraries as Visitors.