Throughout the course, we have covered the fire protection and life safety systems that may be found in buildings. These
systems are designed for occupant safety, firefighter safety, and property protection. For the final assignment of the
course, you will be required to complete a research paper covering at least five different fire protection systems.
For the research paper, you should include the following:
? At least five different fire protection systems. These may include fire alarm and connection systems, smoke
management systems, fire suppression systems, special extinguishing systems, standpipes systems, and fire
? A detailed description is to be provided for each system selected.
? A detailed analysis based on your search
o For example, if you describe the automatic fire sprinkler system, details should be included on area of
coverage, ratings of sprinkler heads, location of the fire department connection, location of the sprinkler riser,
and confirmation on the type of sprinkler system, etc.
? Each fire protection system should include how it benefits occupant and firefighter safety (tactical advantages).
Your Research Paper must:
? Be a maximum of 10 pages (Title Page, 6-8 pages of content, Reference Page).
? Be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations
and references must follow APA format.
? Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the students name, and the university name.
? Include a reference page. You are encouraged to use your textbook as a reference source in order to write a
professional level analysis. All sources must be properly referenced both in-text and on the Reference Page.
Make sure to use APA format.