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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Accidental Or Incendiary?by Richard D. Fitch; Edward A. Porter

    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...

  • Fire Toxicityby A A Stec; T R Hull

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 305.00

    Toxic fire effluents are responsible for the majority of fire deaths, and an increasing large majority of fire injuries, driven by the widespread and increasing use of synthetic polymers. Fire safety has focused on preventing ignition and reducing flame spread through reducing the rate of heat release, while neglecting the important issue of fire toxicity.... more...

  • Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principlesby Dennis P. Nolan

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 160.00

    Written by an engineer for engineers, this book is both training manual and on-going reference, bringing together all the different facets of the complex processes that must be in place to minimize the risk to people, plant and the environment from fires, explosions, vapour releases and oil spills. Fully compliant with international regulatory requirements,... 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...

  • Personnel Protection: Residential Securityby Jerome Miller; Radford Jones

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 24.95

    Personnel Protection: Residential Security is a video presentation. Length: 10 minutes. Executive protection doesn?t end when the executive leaves the office. In Personnel Protection: Residential Security, presenters Jerome Miller and Radford Jones discuss the components of a residential security system. Topics in this 10-minute video presentation... more...