A firefighter's friend app?


Last Updated:

  1. brnr17

    brnr17 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2009
    Messages:
    309
    Likes Received:
    17
    could someone create an app possibly with a widget that could tell you what your friction loss for fire hose is including appliances?
     

    Advertisement
  2. polyclef

    polyclef Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2009
    Messages:
    31
    Likes Received:
    4
    FrictionLossCalc is now available on the Android Market for $0.99.

    It calculates friction loss based on the coefficient for hoses of diameter 3/4" to 6", hose length, gallons per minute, and optionally, number of appliances. An estimated PSI of 5.0 per appliance is used in calculations.

    If you have feedback, please email me at polyclefsoftware@gmail.com

    Hope you and other firefighting professionals find the app useful. :)
     
  3. pethynes80

    pethynes80 New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2010
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Hello,

    This is a great program. I
     
  4. jlumley

    jlumley New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2010
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Firebot a much cleaner fire pump calc, made by fire fighters for fire fighters. A little more costly but hey you get what you pay for. :)
     
  5. Sam Voss

    Sam Voss Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2010
    Messages:
    367
    Likes Received:
    44
    I'm currently working on an application that does pretty much anything math, if I end up including this into my application, I'll send you a pm! thanks for the extra ideas!
     
  6. NameTBD

    NameTBD New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2011
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Take a look at FireFighter Calculator in the Android Marketplace or Fire Calculator - Home. I believe this fits what you're looking for, and not only does pump pressures, but has Foam calculations as well, and does it in US, Metric, and Imperial Gallons. I was impressed!
     
  7. FireFigher

    FireFigher New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2011
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    1
    NameTBD likes this.

Share This Page

Loading...