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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 149.95
The appearance of ugly staining early in a buildings life, ruins an otherwise pleasing appearance, tarnishes the image of the owners and gives rise to costly refurbishment works. In this book Phil Parnham raises a number of questions that should be considered whenever a new building is being designed or built. These are: * why has staining become... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 139.95
A valuable source of information for all those who are required to facilitate decisions regarding the cause and effects of fire. Students of forensic science will also find this text a useful insight into fire scene investigation. more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 165.00
Fire safety is a major concern in many industries, particularly as there have been significant increases in recent years in the quantities of hazardous materials in process, storage or transport. Plants are becoming larger and are often situated in or close to densely populated areas, and the hazards are continually highlighted with incidents such... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
In the wake of September 11 this text identifies generic terrorism threats to, and practices used to safeguard, high-rise buildings in Los Angeles and elsewhere. It discusses potential responses after an event and suggests preparations that local government and the private sector could take. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 95.00
The advent of complex intelligent structures and low-voltage electronic installations within buildings requires increasingly sophisticated lightning protections techniques. As a multimedia book, Understanding Lightning and Lightning Protection is a unique, interactive self-teaching tool that provides an in-depth understanding of lightning protection.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 130.00
This book bridges the gap between risk assessment and fire safety engineering like few other resources. As all required knowledge for Probability and Statistics for Fire Engineering is included in the preliminary chapters, the book is suitable for teaching Fire Engineering components in a wide range of engineering courses for senior graduates and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 220.00
Unfortunately, dust explosions are common and costly in a wide array of industries such as petrochemical, food, paper and pharmaceutical. It is imperative that practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions is imparted to the responsible safety manager. The material in this book offers... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 64.95
Vulnerability Assessment of Physical Protection Systems will describe the entire vulnerability assessment (VA) process, from the start of planning through final analysis and out brief to senior management. The text will draw heavily on the principles introduced in the author?s best-selling Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems and allow... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 61.95
Electronic Security Systems is a book written to help the security professional understand the various electronic security functional components and the ways these components interconnect. Providing a holistic approach to solving security issues, this book discusses such topics as integrating electronic functions, developing a system, component... more...