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

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  • Modern Protective Structuresby Theodor Krauthammer

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 179.95

    In today's world, reasonably predictable military operations have been replaced by low intensity conflicts-less predictable terrorist activities carried out by determined individuals or small groups that possess a wide range of backgrounds and capabilities. Because of the threats posed by this evolving type of warfare, civil engineers and emergency... more...

  • The Home Security Handbookby D. G. Conway

    How To Books 2008; US$ 17.00

    Offers an approach to assessing home security. This title shows how to: perform a security review on your home; take effective countermeasures suitable for your property and situation - designed to be implemented with the minimum cost and effort; and, reduce the risk of becoming a crime statistic yourself. more...

  • Firefighters Then and Nowby Melissa A. Settle

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2006; US$ 8.99

    Firefighters are community heroes and their job is to help wherever there is trouble. Firefighters must be well trained, wear protective uniforms, and ride on trucks that are equipped to fight fires. Firefighters and the equipment they use today have changed significantly over the years. more...

  • Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildingsby David Yung

    Wiley 2008; US$ 98.50

    This book arrives at just the right time to facilitate understanding of performance-based fire risk assessment in buildings – an integral part of the global shift in policy away from traditional prescriptive codes. Yung, an internationally recognised expert on the subject of fire risk assessment, introduces the basic principles and techniques... more...

  • Polyurethane and Fireby F. H. Prager; Helmut Rosteck

    Wiley 2006; US$ 325.00

    A survey of all facets of the fire performance examination and evaluation of flexible and rigid polyurethane foams in the various fields of building construction, furniture and furnishings, transportation and electric appliances. The basic information concerning the relevance of the different test procedures allows realistic requirements to be set,... more...

  • Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions and Firesby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 184.00

    Dedicated to the Memory and Spirit of Donald F. Othmer Though there are many industry practices for building design and siting, they do not always apply to all sectors of the industry, or ensure consistent levels of safety. This practical book, written by the same author as API Recommended Practice 752, provides the details to implement the recommended... more...

  • Rescue Menby Charles C. Kenney

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 26.00

    An unvarnished family memoir of three generations of Irish-Catholic Boston firemen more...

  • Residentail Burglaryby George F. Rengert; Elizabeth Groff

    Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 36.95

    This updated and expanded new edition continues its unique approach and engrossing exploration of the elements of residential burglary. Presented in five parts, the first is concerned with what is on a burglar’s mind when he or she considers whether to commit a burglary and which house to choose. The second part is concerned with time and the... more...

  • En la estacion de bomberos (At the Fire Station)by Dianne Irving

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    Firefighters fight fires using fire engines that carry water to spray onto a fire. Fire engines have become more advanced over time. First there were carts pulled by horses, and now there are motorized vehicles which can carry tons of water to a fire. Fire hydrants help firefighters get more water to put out fires. Firefighters wear special clothes... more...

  • Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Editionby John J. Lentini

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 159.95

    Knowledge of the science behind fires is critical to understanding a fire?s cause and successfully presenting that determination to the authorities or in litigation. Now in its second edition, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation focuses on the practical application of scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Uniquely qualified... more...