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  • Fundamentals of mold growth in indoor environments and strategies for healthy livingby Olaf C.G. Adan; Robert A. Samson

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 104.77

    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...

  • The Flame Withinby Wayne Mutza

    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...

  • Gleichstellung im Feuerwehrwesenby Ilona Horwath

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 18.15

    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...

  • Fire Investigationby Charles B. Hobson

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fire Safety Management Handbook, Third Editionby Daniel E. Della-Giustina

    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...

  • Fire Safety and Risk Managementby Fire Protection Association

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 74.95

    This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and key information are highlighted within the text to... more...

  • Electronic Security Systemsby Philip Walker

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Electronic Security Systems: Better Ways to Crime Prevention teaches the reader about the application of electronics for security purposes through the use of case histories, analogies, anecdotes, and other related materials. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 covers the concepts behind security systems ? its objectives, limitations, and... more...

  • Fire and Explosivesby John D Wright; Jane Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    This introductory text on labour economics covers topics such as: the shift in America from a manufacturing-based economy to a service economy; the changes in the economic conditions in the US; the implications of NAFTA and GATT; and the labour markets. more...

  • Analysis and Interpretation of Fire Scene Evidenceby Jose R. Almirall; Kenneth G. Furton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Ongoing advances in arson detection tools and techniques increase the importance of scientific evidence in related court proceedings. In order to assemble an airtight case, investigators and forensic scientists need a resource that assists them in properly conducting the chemical analysis and interpretation of physical evidence found at scenes of suspected... more...