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  • 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...

  • Polymer Green Flame Retardantsby Constantine D. Papaspyrides; Pantelis Kiliaris

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 235.00

    Polymer Green Flame Retardants covers key issues regarding the response of polymers during fire, the mechanisms of their flame retardation, the regulations imposed on their use, and the health hazards arising from their combustion. Presenting the latest research developments, the book focuses in particular on nanocomposites, believed to be the most... 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...

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

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 84.25

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Introduction to Fire Safety Managementby Martin Muckett; Andrew Furness

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 74.95

    Andrew Furness and Martin Muckett give an introduction to all areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. Fire safety is not treated as an isolated area but linked into an effective health and safety management... more...

  • Water-Resistant Design and Constructionby William Walker; Dan Felice

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 59.00

    Capitalize on Proven Solutions to the 25 Most Common Water Problems in Buildings_and Avoid Costly Construction Claims! The Illustrated Guide to Water Resistant Design and Construction provides state-of-the-art solutions to prevent the most common water-related problems in buildings. Designed to save you time and money, this expert resource... more...