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

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  • Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professionalby Lon H. Ferguson; Dr. Christopher A. Janicak

    Government Institutes 2005; 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 itselfd_and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and fire... more...

  • Feuersucherby Gottfried Schatz; P. Leslie Dutton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    "Feuersucher" schildert auf packende Weise, wie das Rätsel der Energieproduktion bei der Zellatmung gelöst wurde und liefert eine atmosphärische Schilderung der Forschungslandschaft im Nachkriegsösterreich und -deutschland sowie in den USA und in der Schweiz. 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...

  • An Introduction to Dust Explosionsby Paul Dr. Amyotte

    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...

  • 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...

  • Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildingsby Roza Aseeva; Boris Serkov; Andrey Sivenkov

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    This volume describes fire behavior and fire protection of timbers in outdoors and indoors application mainly in construction industry. The Authors? novel approach considers the relationship between various species and age of timbers and its fire behavior at different thermal and fire loads. Quantitative data of ignition speed and flame propagation... more...

  • Master the Firefighter Examsby Peterson's

    Peterson's 2013; US$ 6.99

    Peterson's Master the Firefighter is an invaluable guide offering indispensible career and test-preparation advice. From information on the firefighter screening process to expert oral interview and job search advice to test-taking strategies, firefighter candidates will find everything needed to pass the firefighter exam on the local, state, and... more...

  • Guidelines for Evaluating Process Plant Buildings for External Explosions, Fires, and Toxic Releasesby Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS)

    Wiley 2012; US$ 125.00

    Siting of permanent and temporary buildings in process areas requires careful consideration of potential effects of explosions and fires arising from accidental release of flammable materials. This book, which updates the 1996 edition, provides a single-source reference that explains the American Petroleum Institute (API) permanent (752) and temporary... more...

  • Fire in the Fryerby Hedley Griffin

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 5.99

    Harey the rabbit decides to deep-fry some chips for a barbecue. He fills the fryer too much and abandons it while he goes off to play, allowing it to burst into flames. more...

  • Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careersby Ronny Coleman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...