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Assignment 1: FSE-221 Fire Protection Systems – Detection/Alarm Systems Name: __ __________ Detection and Alarm Systems Instructions: Provide definitions and the APA citations for the following. Use your text, the Fire Protection Handbook, and NFPA 72 for these definitions. (1 pt. each) Properly cite all references (4 pts). Central Station Fire Alarm Systems 3.3.67.7.1 A system or group of systems in which the operations of circuits and devices are transmitted automatically to, recorded in, maintained by, and supervised from a listed central station that has competent and experienced servers and operators who, upon receipt of a signal, take such action as required by this Code. Such service is to be controlled and operated by a person, firm, or corporation whose business is the furnishing, maintaining, or monitoring of supervised fire alarm systems. National Fire Protection Association. (2006). National fire alarm code (2007 Edition). Quincy, MA. Shunt-Type Auxiliary Fire Alarm Systems 3.3.67.1.2 An auxiliary system electrically connected to the public fire alarm reporting system extending a public fire alarm reporting circuit to interconnect initiating devices within a protected premises, which, when operated, opens the public fire alarm reporting circuit shunted around the trip coil of the master box or auxiliary box. The master box or auxiliary box is thereupon energized to start transmission without any assistance from a local source of power. National Fire Protection Association. (2006). National fire alarm code (2007 Edition). Quincy, MA. Household Fire Alarm System 3.3.67.3 A system of devices that uses a fire alarm control unit to produce an alarm signal in the household for the purpose of notifying the occupants of the presence of a fire so that they will evacuate the premises. National Fire Protection Association. (2006). National fire alarm code (2007 Edition). Quincy, MA. Municipal Fire Alarm System 3.3.67.4 A public fire alarm reporting system.

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