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  • Mitgliedergewinnung bei Freiwilligen Feuerwehren: Praktische Lösungsansätze für das Nachwuchsproblemby Michael Paffendorf

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 19.26

    Grundsätzlich geht es bei dem Thema um die Problematik, welche die heutige Zeit für das Ehrenamt im Allgemeinen aufwirft. Menschen sind darauf bedacht, aus ihrem Tun und Handeln den größtmöglichen Erfolg zu erzielen, möglicherweise auch den größtmöglichen finanziellen Gewinn zu erwirtschaften. Daher wägen sie den Aufwand bzw. die Kosten ihrer Handlungen... more...

  • Intruder Alarmsby Gerard Honey

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 49.95

    Intruder Alarms provides a definitive and fully up-to-date guide to the specification, systems design, integration, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems. It has been written to be the essential handbook for installation engineers and security professionals working in this rapidly expanding and developing area. The third edition... more...

  • Pedestrian Dynamicsby Pushkin Kachroo; Sadeq J. Al-Nasur; Sabiha Amin Wadoo; Apoorva Shende

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Effective evacuation of people from closed spaces is an extremely important topic, since it can save real lives in emergency situations that can be brought about by natural and human made disasters. Usually there are static maps posted at various places at buildings that illustrate routes that should be taken during emergencies. However, when disasters... more...

  • Management of Depleted Uraniumby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    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...

  • Saving Troyby William B. Patrick

    Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    Saving Troy offers a glimpse into the harsh realities of the firefighters and paramedics of Troy, a down-at-the-heels, rust-belt city in upstate New York. William B. Patrick, an award-winning novelist, chronicles eighteen months with the department’s 1st Platoon, and reveals the core of a city in need, and the courageous, compassionate, and highly-skilled... more...

  • Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Remote Sensing for Security Applicationsby Jeffrey Nanzer

    Artech House 2012; US$ 149.00

    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...

  • Gleichstellung im Feuerwehrwesenby Ilona Horwath

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    In den letzten Jahrzehnten sind Frauen sukzessive in vormals rein männerdominierte Berufsbereiche eingetreten. Eine solche Männerdomäne stellt auch das Feuerwehrwesen dar: Während Freiwillige Feuerwehren zum Teil regen Zulauf von Frauen und Mädchen verzeichnen, sind höhere Funktionen und berufliche Positionen im Feuerwehrwesen... more...

  • Brandschutz-Wegweiserby Siemens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 30.50

    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... more...

  • Wind Tunnel Testing of High-Rise Buildingsby Peter Irwin; Roy Denoon; David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Since the 1960s, wind tunnel testing has become a commonly used tool in the design of tall buildings. It was pioneered, in large part, during the design of the World Trade Center Towers in New York. Since those early days of wind engineering, wind tunnel testing techniques have developed in sophistication, but these techniques are not widely understood... more...

  • Fire Detection in Warehouse Facilitiesby Joshua Dinaburg; Daniel T. Gottuk

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Automatic sprinklers systems are the primary fire protection system in warehouse and storage facilities. The effectiveness of this strategy has come into question due to the challenges presented by modern warehouse facilities, including increased storage heights and areas, automated storage retrieval systems (ASRS), limitations on water supplies, and... more...