A study on addressable fire alarm system at conventional high rise building / Zulkifli Ahmad

Ahmad, Zulkifli (2007) A study on addressable fire alarm system at conventional high rise building / Zulkifli Ahmad. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.


Addressable fire alarm system will provide high technology system which one the latest system in fire alarm system. This system had been used widely in commercial buildings The typical system uses a microprocessor based fully addressable fire alarm system. This means that the system is self-supervising to detect any transmission wire breakage, unauthorized detectors, alarm bells and manual break glass units. This research focused on nature condition of the system in applying to conventional high rise building In addition a planning approach including problems and additional cost for installation works for the system. To support this research, three (2) building that was apply addressable system has been taken as case studies at around Shah Alam. In addition, the data were gathered through structured interview and adopted information From the analysis, it can be found that the most commonly this system used for building with large scale facilities or with several ancillary building or extensions with many level of operation for example high rise building, intelligent building or shopping mall,. Nevertheless this system not the best approach in current user. Its must considered the cost because this system is very expensive. This dissertation gives clear perception to the reader on the quality of addressable fire alarm system and the information from this analysis can help the reader to choose what the suitable system for fire protection.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Ahmad, Zulkifli
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Iskandar, Ellemy
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Protection of buildings. Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary
T Technology > TH Building construction > Security systems
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Bachelor in Building Surveying (Hons.)
Keywords: Fire, Alarm, System, Building
Date: 2007
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/41397
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