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  • Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professionalby Lon H. Ferguson; Dr. Christopher A. Janicak

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 77.99

    Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional takes an in-depth look at fire hazards in the workplace?from the substances required to do business to the building construction itself??and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and... more...

  • TheLightning Flashby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 208.00

    This updated and expanded new edition of Cooray's classic text provides the reader with a thorough background in almost every aspect of lightning and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. more...

  • Fawley's Front Lineby Roger Hansford

    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...

  • Assessment of Total Evacuation Systems for Tall Buildingsby Enrico Ronchi; Daniel Nilsson

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 54.99

    This SpringerBrief focuses on the use of egress models to assess the optimal strategy for total evacuation in high-rise buildings. It investigates occupant relocation and evacuation strategies involving the exit stairs, elevators, sky bridges and combinations thereof. Chapters review existing information on this topic and describe case study simulations... more...

  • Management of Off-Highway Plant and Equipmentby D.J. Edwards; F.C. Harris; Ron McCaffer

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 297.00

    Management of Off-highway Plant and Equipment provides a working knowledge of plant management for today's engineers, managers and students, and explains concisely and clearly the factors to be considered during investment in, and management of, construction equipment. It compares the cost of leasing with those of purchase, discusses ways of achieving... more...

  • Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildingsby Roza Aseeva; Boris Serkov; Andrey Sivenkov

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    This volume summarizes the authors? research at the Moscow?s State Fire Academy. Uniquely practical, it shows how to predict the behavior in a fire of real building structures and includes data on the flammability of a range of wood varieties of differing age. more...

  • Firefighter Examby LLC LearningExpress

    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 Flame Withinby Wayne Mutza

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    A former City of Milwaukee firefighter, the author writes his memoir with candor, depth, spice and emotional insight. He lays out the tumultuous events that led him as a youth into the profession, and the wealth of eye-opening experiences along the way. He plumbs the character of the firefighters and paramedics who answer the call for rescue--but also... more...

  • Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guideby R. Dodge Woodson

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 59.95

    While it would appear that contractors are not affected by the liabilities of the work of others, it is important that they understand the documentation that establishes culpability and the terms of restitution. A "boots on the ground" approach to the pre and post construction inspections as well as all activities in between, Construction Worksite... more...

  • Bauwerksabdichtung in der Altbausanierungby Jürgen Weber; Ulrich Kühne; Stefan Hemmann; Volker Hafkesbrink; Uwe Wild; Clemens Hecht; Ulrich Steinert

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 59.99

    Das Buch stellt die umfangreichen Möglichkeiten nachträglicher Abdichtungen im erdberührten Bereich vor. Ziel ist die Darstellung der wichtigsten Technologien und verwendbaren Materialien. Das Autorenteam beschreibt die Wirkprinzipien einzelner Verfahren ebenso wie die Höhe und Art von Risiken gewählter Abdichtungsweisen. Die 3. Auflage wurde vollständig... more...