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  • The Lightning Flash, 2nd Editionby Vernon Cooray

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 190.00

    With contributions from today?s leading lightning engineers and researchers, this updated 2nd edition of Vernon Cooray?s classic text, The Lightning Flash provides the reader with an essential introduction to lightning and its impact on electrical and electronic equipment. Providing the reader with a thorough background into almost every aspect of... more...

  • Personnel Protection: Residential Securityby Jerome Miller; Radford Jones

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 24.95

    Personnel Protection: Residential Security is a video presentation. Length: 10 minutes. Executive protection doesn?t end when the executive leaves the office. In Personnel Protection: Residential Security, presenters Jerome Miller and Radford Jones discuss the components of a residential security system. Topics in this 10-minute video presentation... more...

  • Basic Alarm Electronicsby John Sanger

    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...

  • Brand- und Explosionsschutz von A-Zby Henry Portz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    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...

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

    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...

  • Crucible of Fireby Bruce Hensler

    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...

  • Fire Engineering and Emergency Planningby R. Barham

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 345.00

    Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses as a cumulative reference work and a platform for exchanges... more...

  • Management and Engineering of Fire Safety and Loss Preventionby BHR Group Ltd

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 370.00

    The papers presented deal with the general methods and techniques, from a range of disciplines, as they can be applied to specific engineering and fire safety situations. The circumstances described include a variety of large scale plant applications in the petrochemical industry.  As such this book is a valuable reference for fire engineers, petroleum... more...

  • The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems, Second Editionby Mark Bromann

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 253.00

    INTRODUCTION FIRE SPRINKLERS: THEIR HISTORY AND BACKGROUND OVERVIEW OF A BASIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGN (GETTING STARTED) Plans and Specification Starting the Work on Your Plan BASIC DESIGN OVERVIEW (PART 2) FURTHER SPECIFICS OF DESIGN BASICS Dimensioning Pipe Lengths Considerations for Office Areas Take-Outs Noted Dimensions The System Header At... more...