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Protection of buildings, Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Massby CCPS

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • Praxis-Handbuch betrieblicher Brandschutzby Markus E. Ungerer; Raimund Bücher; Mirko Nowak; Horst Thiem; Wolfgang Friedl; Hans-Jürgen Straub

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 81.01

    Brände sind niemals harmlos: Schon 50 Gramm einer brennenden Kunststoffverpackung können in einem 30 m² großen Raum tödliche Rauchgasmengen freisetzen. Brände größeren Ausmaßes können Produktionsanlagen, Lager und Verwaltung beschädigen und den Fortbestand eines Unternehmens auf diese Weise ernsthaft gefährden. Für Firmeninhaber wie Führungskräfte... more...

  • Basic Alarm Electronicsby John Sanger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Basic Alarm Electronics is an introductory manual on security systems. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that cover the electronic components and circuits involved in alarm systems. The text first covers the basic concepts, and then proceeds to presenting electronic components, schematics, diagrams, and symbols. The next two chapters detail Ohm?s... more...

  • Network Perimeter Securityby Cliff Riggs

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 119.95

    Today's network administrators are fully aware of the importance of security; unfortunately, they have neither the time nor the resources to be full-time InfoSec experts. Oftentimes quick, temporary security fixes are the most that can be expected. The majority of security books on the market are also of little help. They are either targeted toward... more...

  • The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems, Second Editionby Mark Bromann

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 241.00

    Although effective fire sprinkler systems are crucial to public safety, for years, the designers of those systems had few published resources to reference and guide them through their design processes. The first edition of this book changed all that, and now The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems Second Edition suits their needs even better.... more...

  • Management and Engineering of Fire Safety and Loss Preventionby BHR Group Ltd

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 370.00

    The papers presented deal with the general methods and techniques, from a range of disciplines, as they can be applied to specific engineering and fire safety situations. The circumstances described include a variety of large scale plant applications in the petrochemical industry.  As such this book is a valuable reference for fire engineers, petroleum... more...