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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Editionby John J. Lentini

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 159.95

    Knowledge of the science behind fires is critical to understanding a fire?s cause and successfully presenting that determination to the authorities or in litigation. Now in its second edition, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation focuses on the practical application of scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Uniquely qualified... 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...

  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    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 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...

  • Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systemsby Terry Kennedy; John Traister

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 59.00

    Best-of-the-best guidelines for handling low voltage wiring The A-Z reference on designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern security and fire alarm systems is now fully up-to-date in a new edition. Prepared by Terry Kennedy and John E. Traister, authors with over three decades of hands-on experience apiece in the construction... more...