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# Design calculation sheet

Assumptions:

Fire Data:

## Parking Type of Hazard Ordinary group I

2
Sprinkler protection Area (ft ) 130
2
Area of sprinkler Operation (ft ) 1500
2
Density (gpm/ft ) 0.15

## Flow rate Analysis

* For a 90 min operation of the fire pump the total flow from sprinklers is 20250 Gal = 76545 liters

*Adopting a flow of 225 gpm or 14.19 l/s for a sump pump means that:
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1. All sprinklers are activated within 1500 ft

2. The sump pump will remove all the water dishcarged instantaneously in 90 min

* If the total amount of 20250 gal are to be removed in 3 hours the pump flow rate would be 7.1 l/s

* If the total amount of 20250 gal are to be removed in 4 hours the pump flow rate would be 5.3 l/s

## Depending on the layout this number could be up to 14

* For a total flow rate of 225 gpm, the individual sprinkler flow rate is 18.75 gpm

* Assuming 3 sprinklers are first activated the total discharge flow is 56.25 gpm or 3.55 l/s

## Length of trench serving one pit (m) 45

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Volume of water in trenches (m ) 6.75

## Pump flow rate to remove water in trenches in 30 min 3.75 l/s

* Based on the above, three significant flow rate figures are simulated in the Table below

## Pump flow rate (l/s)

14 14 14 7 7 7 4 4 4
Total water removal
duration (min) 30 60 90 30 60 90 30 60 90
* Parking area served
2
by one pit (m ) 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300 2300
Max volume of water in
parking (liters) 76545 76545 76545 76545 76545 76545 76545 76545 76545
Volume removed by
sump pump (liters) 25200 50400 75600 12600 25200 37800 7200 14400 21600
Volume of wter in
trenches (liters) 6750 6750 6750 6750 6750 6750 6750 6750 6750
Remainig Volume of
water on floor (Liters) 44595 19395 -5805 57195 44595 31995 62595 55395 48195
Height(F1)
PRC-EN-04 of water
Rev1on floor
of parking (cm) 1.94 0.84 -0.25 2.49 1.94 1.39 2.72 2.41 2.10
PRC-EN-04 (F1) Rev1