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- Wiley 2013; US$ 30.50
Brandschutz dient der Sicherheit von Menschen und Sachwerten in Gebäuden und Infrastruktureinrichtungen. Umfassende Brandschutzkonzepte und sorgfältig geplante Brandschutzsysteme dienen dazu, Feuer zu vermeiden und Schäden zu begrenzen. Anpassungen an neue Technologien und Verbesserungen aufgrund neuer Erkenntnisse spielen eine zentrale... 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...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 1997; US$ 54.95
This new updated edition provides fire investigators with a better understanding of fire dynamics. The subjects covered in the 17 chapters include: investigation of fires; accidental or incendiary; safety precautions; pyromaniacs; arsonists; vacant and occupied building fires; aircraft, boat and motor vehicle fires; electrical fires; false alarms;... 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...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 21.86
In one of the most at-risk areas of the country, fire-fighting and preparedness are no laughing matter. Home to the UK's largest refinery, Fawley is vulnerable to petrochemical fires making the fire service vital to the town's infrastructure. Roger Hansford documents the provision and response of the local fire brigades through the century, not least... 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...
- 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, and they have... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95
Complemented by an estimating tool spreadsheet based on a fixed set of chemicals to assist in risk estimations, Probability of Ignition of a Released Flammable Mass converts a "best guess" to a calculated value based on available information and current technology. The text documents and explains the science and background of the technology-based... more...
- 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...