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- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 159.95
Tackling the analytical, design, assessment, and hazard mitigation issues associated with short-duration dynamic loads, this book examines how impulsive loads affect various types of structures. It provides the necessary material to help ensure the safety of persons, assets, and projects. more...
- How To Books 2008; US$ 17.00
Offers an approach to assessing home security. This title shows how to: perform a security review on your home; take effective countermeasures suitable for your property and situation - designed to be implemented with the minimum cost and effort; and, reduce the risk of becoming a crime statistic yourself. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 89.95
Presents an understanding of the Security Master Planning process, explaining how to develop appropriate risk mitigation strategies, and how to focus on both effectiveness and efficiency while conducting a site security assessment. This work constructs a five year plan that is synchronized with the strategies of the business or institution. more...
- Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2006; US$ 8.99
Firefighters are community heroes and their job is to help wherever there is trouble. Firefighters must be well trained, wear protective uniforms, and ride on trucks that are equipped to fight fires. Firefighters and the equipment they use today have changed significantly over the years. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 95.00
This book arrives at just the right time to facilitate understanding of performance-based fire risk assessment in buildings – an integral part of the global shift in policy away from traditional prescriptive codes. Yung, an internationally recognised expert on the subject of fire risk assessment, introduces the basic principles and techniques... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 144.95
In the United States alone, deaths due to furniture and bed fires still rank as the top-most category of fire losses. The flammability of upholstered furniture is a major concern of engineers and others across a wide swath of organizations. This book was written to provide its audience with the science and engineering need to better understand the... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 325.00
A survey of all facets of the fire performance examination and evaluation of flexible and rigid polyurethane foams in the various fields of building construction, furniture and furnishings, transportation and electric appliances. The basic information concerning the relevance of the different test procedures allows realistic requirements to be set,... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 184.00
Dedicated to the Memory and Spirit of Donald F. Othmer Though there are many industry practices for building design and siting, they do not always apply to all sectors of the industry, or ensure consistent levels of safety. This practical book, written by the same author as API Recommended Practice 752, provides the details to implement the recommended... more...
- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2008; US$ 5.99
About 353,000 firefighters are currently employed nationwide. Employment opportunities for firefighters are rising, and applicants should expect fierce competition. Becoming a Firefighter includes critical information on everything from what firefighters really do on the job, to how they are selected, to the types of jobs available. This book also... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 149.00
The security and economic stability of many nations and multinational oil and chemical companies is highly dependent on the safe and uninterrupted operation of their oil, gas and chemical facilities. Fire and explosion incidents are among the most critical impacts than can occur to these operations. This book provides a reference guide for professionals... more...