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NFPA 13 Questions ( Hazard Classification, Proper K-Factor for high ceiling)

Question asked by almanay555 on Feb 10, 2017
Latest reply on Apr 6, 2017 by almanay555

I have two questions


1- Is there any available publication to reefer to for hazard classification in NFAP 13, for example what define an ordinary hazard? is there statements on the expected Heat release rate ? or the excepted fire load ?


2- in designing a sprinkler system for lets say an ordinary hazard, NFPA 13 do not mention a high limitation in respect of the K-factor. is there any method to be able to determine the proper K-factor for an ordinary hazard with a high ceiling?