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  • Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areasby Caird Ramsay; Lisle Rudolph

    CSIRO Publishing 2003; US$ 35.95

    A practical guide that will assist in actively planning for prevention of property loss in bushfires. more...

  • Risk Analysis in Building Fire Safety Engineeringby A. Hasofer; V.R. Beck; I.D. Bennetts

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 135.00

    This book bridges the gap between risk assessment and fire safety engineering like few other resources. As all required knowledge for Probability and Statistics for Fire Engineering is included in the preliminary chapters, the book is suitable for teaching Fire Engineering components in a wide range of engineering courses for senior graduates and... more...

  • Dust Explosions in the Process Industriesby Rolf K. Eckhoff

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 230.00

    Unfortunately, dust explosions are common and costly in a wide array of industries such as petrochemical, food, paper and pharmaceutical. It is imperative that practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions is imparted to the responsible safety manager. The material in this book offers... more...

  • Enclosure Fire Dynamicsby Bjorn Karlsson; James Quintiere

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 172.95

    The increasing complexity of technological solutions to both fire safety design issues and fire safety regulations demand higher levels of training and continuing education for fire protection engineers. Historical precedents on how to deal with fire hazards in new or unusual buildings are seldom available, and new performance-based building codes... more...

  • Fire Protection Engineering in Building Designby Jane Lataille

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 87.95

    A clear and concise reference guide on integrating fire protection design, Fire Protection Engineering in Building Design encompasses not only the basic information on the functions, design, and applications of fire protection systems; but also reveals how this information can and should be integrated with every other major engineering discipline.... more...

  • Fire Debris Analysisby Eric Stauffer; Julia A. Dolan; Reta Newman

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 111.00

    The study of fire debris analysis is vital to the function of all fire investigations, and, as such, Fire Debris Analysis is an essential resource for fire investigators. The present methods of analysis include the use of gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, techniques which are well established and used by crime laboratories... more...

  • Construction Waterproofing Handbookby Michael Kubal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 107.00

    The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and Technology Fully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation, Construction Waterproofing Handbook simplifies the critical task of keeping a building's envelope watertight. It begins with a tutorial on basic waterproofing concepts and materials, then moves on to the particulars of designing and... more...

  • How to Develop and Implement a Security Master Planby Timothy Giles

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 99.95

    Engage Stakeholders with a Long-Term Solution The goal: Convince executive management to "buy in" to your security program, support it, and provide the largest possible amount of funding. The solution: Develop a meticulously detailed long-term plan that sells decision-makers on the dire need for your program, and then maps out its direction... more...

  • Intruder Alarmsby Gerard Honey

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 44.95

    Intruder Alarms provides a definitive and fully up-to-date guide to the specification, systems design, integration, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems. It has been written to be the essential handbook for installation engineers and security professionals working in this rapidly expanding and developing area. The second edition... more...

  • Fire Behavior of Upholstered Furniture and Mattressesby John Krasny; William Parker; Vytenis Babrauskas

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 150.00

    In the United States alone, deaths due to furniture and bed fires still rank as the top-most category of fire losses. The flammability of upholstered furniture is a major concern of engineers and others across a wide swath of organizations. This book was written to provide its audience with the science and engineering need to better understand the... more...