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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Modern Protective Structuresby Theodor Krauthammer

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 188.95

    INTRODUCTION General Background Protective Planning and Design Philosophy Protection Methodology, Threat, and Risk Assessment From Threat and Hazard Environment to Load Definition Technical Resources and Blast Mitigation Capabilities Analysis Requirements and Capabilities Protective Technology: Current State and Future Needs Summary EXPLOSIVE DEVICES... more...

  • The Home Security Handbookby D. G. Conway

    How To Books 2008; US$ 17.00

    Offers an approach to assessing home security. This title shows how to: perform a security review on your home; take effective countermeasures suitable for your property and situation - designed to be implemented with the minimum cost and effort; and, reduce the risk of becoming a crime statistic yourself. more...

  • Firefighters Then and Nowby Melissa A. Settle

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2006; US$ 8.99

    Firefighters are community heroes and their job is to help wherever there is trouble. Firefighters must be well trained, wear protective uniforms, and ride on trucks that are equipped to fight fires. Firefighters and the equipment they use today have changed significantly over the years. more...