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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Analysis and Interpretation of Fire Scene Evidenceby Jose R. Almirall; Kenneth G. Furton

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 159.95

    FIRE DYNAMICS Dave Sheppard, ATF Research Laboratory What did the Witness See? Fire Compartment Fires Ignition Fire Plume Ceiling Jet Heat Transfer Smoke and Visibility Recommended References References FIRE SCENE INVESTIGATION: AN INTRODUCTION FOR CHEMISTS Gregg A. Hine, ATF Research Laboratory Introduction Fire Investigation Issues The Fire Scene... more...

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

    Government Institutes 2005; 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 itselfd_and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and fire... more...

  • Feuersucherby Gottfried Schatz; P. Leslie Dutton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Packend und dennoch wissenschaftlich präzise schildert Gottfried Schatz die leidenschaftlichen Kämpfe jener Forscher, die das letzte große Rätsel der Zellatmung lösten und die Idee des britischen Biologen Peter Mitchell schließlich bestätigten. "Feuersucher" ist aber nicht nur die fesselnde Geschichte einer Jahrhundertentdeckung, sondern auch ein atmosphärisch... more...

  • Low Voltage Wiringby Terry Kennedy; John Traister

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 62.00

    Best-of-the-best guidelines for handling low voltage wiring The A-Z reference on designing, installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting modern security and fire alarm systems is now fully up-to-date in a new edition. Prepared by Terry Kennedy and John E. Traister, authors with over three decades of hands-on experience apiece in the construction... more...

  • Opportunities in Fire Protection Services Careersby Ronny J. Coleman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 19.95

    More than 100 "opportunities" for students and job seekers! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . covers a range of professions, from acting to writing, and encompasses traditional as well as cutting-edge careers. Each book offers job seekers essential information about a variety of careers within each field... more...

  • Perimeter Securityby Michael J. Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95

    Perimeter Security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. Whether insuring the safety of government buildings, hospitals, residences, or bio-research labs, the safety of workers and materials can only be ensured by outfitting all points of entry with the appropriate alarm and surveillance equipment. This comprehensive hands-on resource... 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...