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- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Learning Express 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 36.95
This updated and expanded new edition continues its unique approach and engrossing exploration of the elements of residential burglary. Presented in five parts, the first is concerned with what is on a burglars mind when he or she considers whether to commit a burglary and which house to choose. The second part is concerned with time and the... more...
Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic ReleasesWiley 2012; US$ 120.00
Siting of permanent and temporary buildings in process areas requires careful consideration of potential effects of explosions and fires arising from accidental release of flammable materials. This book, which updates the 1996 edition, provides a single-source reference that explains the American Petroleum Institute (API) permanent (752) and temporary... more...