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- LearningExpress, LLC 2013; US$ 8.99
Challenging, rewarding, and well-paying, firefighting is a terrific career choice. But before they join the ranks of one of the nation's most admired occupations, applicants must pass a rigorous exam. With 5 total practice exams, this guide provides the most thorough and up-to-date preparation available. Featuring the latest information and advice... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
In one of the most at-risk areas of the country, fire-fighting and preparedness are no laughing matter. Home to the UK's largest refinery, Fawley is vulnerable to petrochemical fires making the fire service vital to the town's infrastructure. Roger Hansford documents the provision and response of the local fire brigades through the century, not least... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 190.00
With contributions from today?s leading lightning engineers and researchers, this updated 2nd edition of Vernon Cooray?s classic text, The Lightning Flash provides the reader with an essential introduction to lightning and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. Providing the reader with a thorough background into almost every aspect of... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 297.00
Preface. Introduction. 1. Equipment Policy. 2. Hire and Rental of Equipment. 3. Organisation of Hire Companies and Departments. 4. Types of Equipment. 5. Plant Operative Training and Education. 6. Economic Comparison of Equipment Alternatives. 7. Equipment Profitability. 8. Equipment Acquisition. 9. Systematic Selection of Equipment 10. Calculation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 370.00
The papers presented deal with the general methods and techniques, from a range of disciplines, as they can be applied to specific engineering and fire safety situations. The circumstances described include a variety of large scale plant applications in the petrochemical industry. As such this book is a valuable reference for fire engineers, petroleum... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 345.00
Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses as a cumulative reference work and a platform for exchanges... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95
More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 61.00
Illustrations Tables Abbreviations Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Changes Over Time Chapter 2. Water Instrusion and Mold Chapter 3. Predesign Chapter 4. Building Envelope Design Chapter 5. Bidding and Preconstruction Chapter 6. Construction Index more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00
Part I: Being and Becoming a Firefighter Chapter 1. Being a Firefighter Chapter 2. Becoming a Firefighter Part II: Preparing for the Oral Interview and Psychological and Physical Ability Tests Chapter 3. Preparing for the Oral Interview Chapter 4. The Psychological Test Chapter 5. Preparing for the Physical Ability Test Part III: Review... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 188.95
INTRODUCTION General Background Protective Planning and Design Philosophy Protection Methodology, Threat, and Risk Assessment From Threat and Hazard Environment to Load Definition Technical Resources and Blast Mitigation Capabilities Analysis Requirements and Capabilities Protective Technology: Current State and Future Needs Summary EXPLOSIVE DEVICES... more...