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- Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62
"Feuersucher" schildert auf packende Weise, wie das R?tsel der Energieproduktion bei der Zellatmung gel?st wurde und liefert eine atmosph?rische Schilderung der Forschungslandschaft im Nachkriegs?sterreich und -deutschland sowie in den USA und in der Schweiz. more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 102.97
This book covers the fundamentals of indoor mold growth and discusses how to tackle growth in existing buildings as well as in future energy efficient buildings. Coverage spans disciplines, from physics and material science to microbiology and health sciences. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
A former City of Milwaukee firefighter, the author writes his memoir with candor, depth, spice and emotional insight. He lays out the tumultuous events that led him as a youth into the profession, and the wealth of eye-opening experiences along the way. He plumbs the character of the firefighters and paramedics who answer the call for rescue--but also... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 49.95
Preventable dust explosions continue to occur in industry in spite of significant research and practice efforts worldwide over many years. There is a need for effective understanding of the unique hazards posed by combustible dust. This book describes a number of dust explosion myths ? which together cover the main source of dust explosion hazards... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 17.83
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 noch weitgehend männlich... more...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 1992; US$ 58.95
This book dispels the "old firemans tales" of fire investigation by providing the fire investigator with a better understanding of the scientific basis of fire dynamics and development. It is a unique approach in that it investigates and explains the scientific principles of fire dynamics and their application to practical fire investigation.... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 112.95
Safety managers today are required to go beyond compliance with the latest fire codes to implement proactive fire safety management programs that improve profitability. By reducing property loss insurance premiums and fostering an efficient work environment to help realize quality gains, safety managers can add to the bottom line; however, they need... more...
- 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...
- 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...