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  • Psychosoziale Unterstützung im Feuerwehr- und Rettungsdienstby Marcel Domer

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 13.93

    Berufsbedingte, belastende Ereignisse und deren Auswirkungen auf die Einsatzfähigkeit von Einsatzkräften haben nicht erst seit dem 11. September 2001 an Bedeutung gewonnen. Schon in den vergangenen beiden Weltkriegen standen Soldaten immer wieder unter einer besonderen Betreuung von Ärzten und Psychiatern, um deren Einsatzfähigkeit so schnell wie möglich... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 21.26

    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...

  • 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...

  • Firefighter Examby LLC LearningExpress

    Learning Express 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...