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  • Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principlesby Dennis P. Nolan

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 149.00

    Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles: for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related Facilities is a general engineering handbook that provides an overview for understanding problems of fire and explosion at oil, gas, and chemical facilities. This handbook offers information about current safety management practices and technical engineering... more...

  • Rescue Menby Charles C. Kenney

    PublicAffairs 2007; US$ 26.00

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

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.00

    1. Introduction 1 1.1 Objective 4 1.2 Building Siting Evaluation Process 5 1.3 Selection of Approach 6 1.4 Background 6 1.5 Phillips, Pasadena, Texas USA: Propylene HDPE Unit VCE ad BLEVEs 10 1.6 Evolution of Design and Siting Practices for Buildings in Process Plants 18 1.7 Organization of the Book 20 2. Management Overview 21 ... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Master the Firefighter Examsby Peterson's

    Peterson's 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • Feuersucherby Gottfried Schatz; P. Leslie Dutton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Der Autor: Gottfried Schatz wurde 1936 in Strem, einem kleinen österreichischen Dorf an der ungarischen Grenze, geboren. Er studierte Chemie an der Universität Graz und arbeitete dann als Assistent von Hans Tuppy an der Universität Wien, wo er zusammen mit anderen die DNS der Mitochondrien entdeckte. Von 1964 bis 1966 forschte er... 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...