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Protection of buildings, Including protection from dampness, fire, burglary

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  • Fire and Explosivesby John D Wright; Jane Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    This introductory text on labour economics covers topics such as: the shift in America from a manufacturing-based economy to a service economy; the changes in the economic conditions in the US; the implications of NAFTA and GATT; and the labour markets. more...

  • Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildingsby David Yung

    Wiley 2008; US$ 101.99

    This book arrives at just the right time to facilitate understanding of performance-based fire risk assessment in buildings – an integral part of the global shift in policy away from traditional prescriptive codes. Yung, an internationally recognised expert on the subject of fire risk assessment, introduces the basic principles and techniques... more...

  • Flammability of Cartoned Lithium Ion Batteriesby R. Thomas Long Jr.; Jason A Sutula; Michael J Kahn

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This SpringerBrief summarizes a full-scale, reduced commodity fire testing comparison of cartoned Lithium ion batteries and FM Global standard commodities in a rack storage configuration, as reported by FM Global. Tests evaluate the flammability characteristics of the materials and the effectiveness of ceiling level only sprinkler protection. The testing... more...

  • Polyurethane and Fireby F. H. Prager; Helmut Rosteck

    Wiley 2006; US$ 325.00

    A survey of all facets of the fire performance examination and evaluation of flexible and rigid polyurethane foams in the various fields of building construction, furniture and furnishings, transportation and electric appliances. The basic information concerning the relevance of the different test procedures allows realistic requirements to be set,... 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...

  • Perimeter Securityby Michael Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95

    DEFEND STRUCTURES AND THEIR CONTENTS WITH THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO BUILDING PERIMETER SECURITY Perimeter security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. But until this comprehensive guide from security expert Michael J. Arata, Jr., there was no single place to turn for complete coverage of the protection of buildings from external... more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Firefighter Examsby Ronald Spadafora

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 15.95

    Part I: Being and Becoming a Firefighter Chapter 1. Being a Firefighter Chapter 2. Becoming a Firefighter Part II: Preparing for the Oral Interview and Psychological and Physical Ability Tests Chapter 3. Preparing for the Oral Interview Chapter 4. The Psychological Test Chapter 5. Preparing for the Physical Ability Test Part III: Review... 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...

  • 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...