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

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  • The Home Security Handbookby Lynne Finch; Mike Seeklander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Lynne Finch holds multiple NRA instructor credentials, including Refuse to be a Victim, as well as being a SabreRed Pepper Spray instructor and a Defensive Firearms Coach. Her first book, Taking Your First Shot , addressed defensive shooting for women. In her second book she continues talking about safety by including ideas and tips for keeping... 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...

  • The Lightning Flash, 2nd Editionby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 190.00

    With contributions from today?s leading lightning engineers and researchers, this updated 2nd edition of Vernon Cooray?s classic text, The Lightning Flash provides the reader with an essential introduction to lightning and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. Providing the reader with a thorough background into almost every aspect of... 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...

  • Fire Toxicityby A A Stec; T R Hull

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 315.00

    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...

  • Dust Explosion and Fire Prevention Handbookby Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    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,... 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...

  • Fire Engineering and Emergency Planningby R. Barham

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 345.00

    Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses as a cumulative reference work and a platform for exchanges... more...

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

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 253.00

    INTRODUCTION FIRE SPRINKLERS: THEIR HISTORY AND BACKGROUND OVERVIEW OF A BASIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGN (GETTING STARTED) Plans and Specification Starting the Work on Your Plan BASIC DESIGN OVERVIEW (PART 2) FURTHER SPECIFICS OF DESIGN BASICS Dimensioning Pipe Lengths Considerations for Office Areas Take-Outs Noted Dimensions The System Header At... more...