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

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  • 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...

  • Industrial Fire Protection Handbook, Second Editionby R. Craig Schroll

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 164.95

    Fundamentally, fire prevention and control refer to systems and practices that increase a facility's ability to avoid fires, limit the development and spread of fires, and rapidly and effectively control fires. Changing safety codes and regulations along with recent technological advances have rendered the first edition of this popular handbook somewhat... more...

  • Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigationby John J. Lentini

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 174.95

    Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation provides comprehensive coverage from historical, developmental, current, and practical perspectives. The author, uniquely qualified with years of experience in both on-site investigations and lab analyses, provides a resource that is unparalleled in depth and focus. The book is distinctive in that it not... more...

  • 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...

  • Understanding Lightning and Lightning Protectionby Horvá; Tibor th

    Wiley 2006; US$ 98.50

    The advent of complex intelligent structures and low-voltage electronic installations within buildings requires increasingly sophisticated lightning protections techniques. As a multimedia book, Understanding Lightning and Lightning Protection is a unique, interactive self-teaching tool that provides an in-depth understanding of lightning protection.... 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...

  • Enclosure Fire Dynamicsby Bjorn Karlsson; James Quintiere

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 164.95

    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 Protectionby Robert Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95

    The modern definition of firefighter no longer means ?putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.? Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with a wide array of building systems. Underscoring the... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 98.95

    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...

  • Fires in Silosby Ulrich Krause

    Wiley 2009; US$ 125.00

    Providing many lessons learned from past silo fires coupled with in-depth knowledge from experts, this book explains current prevention measures in detail -- helping to prevent future damage. It covers numerous types of fire detection devices and fire fighting equipment, backed by extensive data tables listing fire and explosion characteristics of... more...