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  • The Art and Science of Lightning Protectionby Martin A. Uman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A practical text on lightning protection for meteorologists, atmospheric scientists, architects, engineers, and fire-safety experts. more...

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

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 48.29

    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...

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

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 51.90

    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...

  • Becoming a Firefighterby LearningExpress LLC Editors

    LearningExpress, LLC 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...

  • Carpet Monsters and Killer Sporesby Nicholas P. Money

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Molds are everywhere: we inhale their microscopic spores from birth to death. But when an investigation in Ohio revealed that babies suffering from a serious lung illness had been exposed to a toxic black mold in their homes, millions of Americans became nervous about patches of mold in their own basements and bathrooms. Before long, lawsuits were... more...

  • CliffsNotes Firefighter Exam Cram Planby Inc. Northeast Editing

    Wiley 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 11.89

    Get a plan to ace the exam—no matter how much time you have left Includes a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint where you need the most help Includes a two-month, one-month, and one-week cram plan Full-length practice exam with complete answer explanations 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...

  • Construction Waterproofing Handbookby Michael Kubal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 107.00 US$ 93.63

    The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and Technology Fully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation, Construction Waterproofing Handbook simplifies the critical task of keeping a building's envelope watertight. It begins with a tutorial on basic waterproofing concepts and materials, then moves on to the particulars of designing and... more...

  • The Damp Houseby Jonathan Hetreed

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist... more...

  • Die Freiwilligen Feuerwehren in Österreich und Deutschlandby Friedhelm Wolter

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 50.02

    Die Freiwilligen Feuerwehren sind in Österreich mit etwa 250.000 aktiven Mitgliedern sowie in Deutschland mit mehr als 1.000.000 Angehörigen die mit Abstand größten und wirkungsvollsten Organisationen der so genannten nichtpolizeilichen Gefahrenabwehr. In Anbetracht gesamtgesellschaftlicher Veränderungen drohen diese bewährten Strukturen indes ihre... more...