Burglar Alarm Book Chapters List

Later in 2017, we are planning to release a Burglar Alarm Book. Below, chapters are grouped by subject matter. We plan to publish each chapter individually as posts and then publish the whole book after. Hoping to get some feedback from the community on what to cover.

Note - chapters already published have links to their posts below.

Wiring

1. Triggering Alarms

2. Cables For Alarms

3. Splicing Cables

4. Alarm Circuits

5. Alarm Supervision

6. Wireless Sensors

Power

7. Power Supplies

8. Batteries

9. Grounding

Sensors

10. Magnetic Contacts

11. Acoustic and Shock Glass Break Sensors

12. Motion Detectors

13. Alarm Screens

14. Environmental Sensors

15. Vault and Safe Sensors

16. Panic Buttons

Life Safety

17. Smoke And Heat Detectors

Notification

18. Sirens

19. Strobes

Panels

20. Panels

21. Zone Types

21. Arming States

22. Duress Codes

23. Partitions

24. Keypads

Central Stations

25. Fundamentals of Central Stations

26. Residential vs Commercial Monitoring

27. Fire vs Alarm Monitoring

28. Alarm Licenses

29. False Alarm Fines

30. Reducing False Alarms Procedures

31. Two Call, Enhanced And Video Verification

32. Commissioning Alarm Systems

Monitoring

33. Alarm Reporting Formats

34. Line Seizure

35. Communication Methods (GSM, IP, POTS, RF)

36. Call List

Troubleshooting

37. Using DMMs

38. Clearing Troubles (Comm, System, Zone)

Thoughts?

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