By Paul Spurgeon
The equation EP = NP + FL + APP + ELEV is the basic equation every pump operator needs to calculate when operating the fire pump. In this course, learn how to develop a proper fire stream, define friction loss and explain two ways water flows through hoses, and discover how elevation must be calculated into fire stream calculations.
Download this course as a PDF HERE.
- More Fire Engineering University
- It’s Gallons Per Minute that Put the Fire Out!
- Drill of the Week: Fire Stream Applications
NOTE TO READERS: Fire Engineering University no longer exists. These courses are provided for firefighter training and educational purposes only.