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

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 160.00

    A practical guide to fire and explosion risk reduction for the oil and gas industry and related chemical plants 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...

  • Firefighter Examby LLC LearningExpress

    LearningExpress, LLC 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...

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

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 75.15

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    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...

  • Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careersby Ronny Coleman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...

  • Perimeter Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95

    Perimeter Security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. Whether insuring the safety of government buildings, hospitals, residences, or bio-research labs, the safety of workers and materials can only be ensured by outfitting all points of entry with the appropriate alarm and surveillance equipment. This comprehensive hands-on resource... more...