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- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95
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,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95
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$ 14.99
Do you know what to do if you think someone is in your house? What if an unmarked car is trying to pull you over on a dark and lonely? Author Lynne Finch takes a comprehensive look at ways to improve your family?s immediate safety and methods for protecting them in the future. Finch covers a wide range of topics from temporary ways renters can make... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
Basic Alarm Electronics is an introductory manual on security systems. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that cover the electronic components and circuits involved in alarm systems. The text first covers the basic concepts, and then proceeds to presenting electronic components, schematics, diagrams, and symbols. The next two chapters detail Ohm?s... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; Not Available
In alphabetischer Reihenfolge werden alle wichtigen Begriffe des bautechnischen Brandschutzes und des Explosionsschutzes erläutert. Das Lexikon deckt die Schnittstelle zwischen Bauwesen und Brandschutzwesen sowie zwischen Explosionsschutz und Betriebssicherheit ab. Dadurch wird das gegenseitige Verständnis der Akteure insbesondere im Baugenehmigungsverfahren... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50
Urban conflagrations, such as the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the Great Boston Fire the following year, terrorized the citizens of nineteenth-century American cities. However, urban rebirth in the aftermath of great fires offered a chance to shape the future. Ultimately residents and planners created sweeping changes in the methods of constructing... more...
- Bernan Press 2015; US$ 77.99
Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional takes an in-depth look at fire hazards in the workplace?from the substances required to do business to the building construction itself??and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and... more...