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  • 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...

  • Fire Safety and Risk Managementby Fire Protection Association

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    This textbook is directly aligned to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management, with each element of the syllabus explained in detail. Each chapter guides the student through the syllabus with references to legal frameworks and guidelines. Images, tables, case studies and key information are highlighted within the text to... more...

  • An Introduction to Dust Explosionsby Paul Dr. Amyotte

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 49.95

    Designed to prevent accidents, injury, loss of life and capital damage. It is an easy-to-read, scientifically rigorous treatment of the facts and fictions of dust explosions for those who need to ? or ought to ? understand dust explosions, their occurrence and consequences. Enables the management and mitigation of these critical industrial hazards.... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 149.00

    The security and economic stability of many nations and multinational oil and chemical companies is highly dependent on the safe and uninterrupted operation of their oil, gas and chemical facilities. Fire and explosion incidents are among the most critical impacts than can occur to these operations. This book provides a reference guide for professionals... more...

  • Becoming a Firefighterby

    LearningExpress, LLC 2008; US$ 5.99

    About 353,000 firefighters are currently employed nationwide. Employment opportunities for firefighters are rising, and applicants should expect fierce competition. Becoming a Firefighter includes critical information on everything from what firefighters really do on the job, to how they are selected, to the types of jobs available. This book also... more...

  • Modern Protective Structuresby Theodor Krauthammer

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 179.95

    In today's world, reasonably predictable military operations have been replaced by low intensity conflicts-less predictable terrorist activities carried out by determined individuals or small groups that possess a wide range of backgrounds and capabilities. Because of the threats posed by this evolving type of warfare, civil engineers and emergency... more...

  • Introduction to Fire Safety Managementby Martin Muckett; Andrew Furness

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 74.95

    Andrew Furness and Martin Muckett give an introduction to all areas of fire safety management, including the legal framework, causes and prevention of fire and explosions, fire protection measures, fire risk assessment, and fire investigation. Fire safety is not treated as an isolated area but linked into an effective health and safety management... more...

  • Prevention of Premature Staining in New Buildingsby Phil Parnham

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 157.95

    The appearance of ugly staining early in a buildings life, ruins an otherwise pleasing appearance, tarnishes the image of the owners and gives rise to costly refurbishment works. In this book Phil Parnham raises a number of questions that should be considered whenever a new building is being designed or built. These are: * why has staining become... more...

  • Fire Investigationby Niamh Nic Daeid

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 154.95

    Fire Investigation covers the concepts and theories used to determine a specfic fire has been deliberately or accidentally set. The author clearly explains the concepts needed to gain insight into a fire scene investigation, including the dynamics of the fire, the necessary conditions for a fire to start and be maintained, the different types of combustion... more...

  • Evaluation of Fire Safetyby D. Rasbash; G. Ramachandran; B. Kandola; J. Watts; M. Law

    Wiley 2004; US$ 170.00

    Fire safety is a major concern in many industries, particularly as there have been significant increases in recent years in the quantities of hazardous materials in process, storage or transport. Plants are becoming larger and are often situated in or close to densely populated areas, and the hazards are continually highlighted with incidents such... more...