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- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 46.95
This updated and expanded third edition continues the theme of the second edition of providing extensive research findings in all types of electrical fires. This book, which was written by electrical engineers, describes in a practical and easy-to-understand manner the patterns of electrical fires which make it easier to determine where an electrical... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00
Large stocks of depleted uranium have arisen as a result of enrichment operations, especially in the United States and the Russian Federation. Countries with depleted uranium stocks are interested in assessing strategies for the use and management of depleted uranium. The choice of strategy depends on several factors, including government and business... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 69.99
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...
- Artech House 2012; US$ 164.00
Microwave and millimeter-wave remote sensing techniques are fast becoming a necessity in many aspects of security as detection and classification of objects or intruders becomes more difficult. This groundbreaking resource offers you expert guidance in this burgeoning area. It provides you with a thorough treatment of the principles of microwave and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 30.50 US$ 26.43
Brandschutz dient der Sicherheit von Menschen und Sachwerten in Gebäuden und Infrastruktureinrichtungen. Umfassende Brandschutzkonzepte und sorgfältig geplante Brandschutzsysteme dienen dazu, Feuer zu vermeiden und Schäden zu begrenzen. Anpassungen an neue Technologien und Verbesserungen aufgrund neuer Erkenntnisse spielen eine zentrale Rolle für die... more...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 1997; US$ 54.95
This new updated edition provides fire investigators with a better understanding of fire dynamics. The subjects covered in the 17 chapters include: investigation of fires; accidental or incendiary; safety precautions; pyromaniacs; arsonists; vacant and occupied building fires; aircraft, boat and motor vehicle fires; electrical fires; false alarms;... 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16
This handy volume is a ready ?go to? reference for the chemical engineer, plant manager, process engineer, or chemist working in industrial settings where dust explosions could be a concern, such as the process industries, coal industry, metal industry, and others. Though dust explosions have been around since the Earth first formed, and they have... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22
Complemented by an estimating tool spreadsheet based on a fixed set of chemicals to assist in risk estimations, Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Mass converts a "best guess" to a calculated value based on available information and current technology. The text documents and explains the science and background of the technology-based... more...