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

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  • 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...

  • Vulnerability Assessment of Physical Protection Systemsby Mary Lynn Garcia

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 66.95

    Vulnerability Assessment of Physical Protection Systems will describe the entire vulnerability assessment (VA) process, from the start of planning through final analysis and out brief to senior management. The text will draw heavily on the principles introduced in the author?s best-selling Design and Evaluation of Physical Protection Systems and allow... more...

  • Dust Explosions in the Process Industriesby Rolf Eckhoff

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 230.00

    Unfortunately, dust explosions are common and costly in a wide array of industries such as petrochemical, food, paper and pharmaceutical. It is imperative that practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions is imparted to the responsible safety manager. The material in this book offers... more...

  • Electronic Security Systemsby Robert Pearson

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 63.95

    Electronic Security Systems is a book written to help the security professional understand the various electronic security functional components and the ways these components interconnect. Providing a holistic approach to solving security issues, this book discusses such topics as integrating electronic functions, developing a system, component... 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 Protection Engineering in Building Designby Jane Lataille

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 87.95

    A clear and concise reference guide on integrating fire protection design, Fire Protection Engineering in Building Design encompasses not only the basic information on the functions, design, and applications of fire protection systems; but also reveals how this information can and should be integrated with every other major engineering discipline.... more...

  • Fire Debris Analysisby Eric Stauffer; Julia A. Dolan; Reta Newman

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 111.00

    The study of fire debris analysis is vital to the function of all fire investigations, and, as such, Fire Debris Analysis is an essential resource for fire investigators. The present methods of analysis include the use of gas chromatography and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, techniques which are well established and used by crime laboratories... more...

  • Construction Waterproofing Handbookby Michael Kubal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 99.00

    The Latest Waterproofing Techniques and Technology Fully updated to include new techniques for mold remediation, Construction Waterproofing Handbook simplifies the critical task of keeping a building's envelope watertight. It begins with a tutorial on basic waterproofing concepts and materials, then moves on to the particulars of designing... 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...

  • Dust Explosion Prevention and Protectionby Katherine Barton

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 145.00

    Originally published in three volumes by the Institution of Chemical Engineers from 1985 to 1988, this guide formed the first authoritative and comprehensive guide for dust explosion prevention and protection for engineers, scientists, safety specialists, and managers. This guide is a compilation of current best practices for measures to prevent dust... more...