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  • Intruder Alarmsby Gerard Honey

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 44.95

    Intruder Alarms provides a definitive and fully up-to-date guide to the specification, systems design, integration, installation and maintenance of intruder alarm systems. It has been written to be the essential handbook for installation engineers and security professionals working in this rapidly expanding and developing area. The second edition... more...

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

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 99.95

    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...

  • Classifying Explosion Prone Areas for the Petroleum, Chemical and Related Industriesby W.O.E. Korver

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    The degree of danger in the atmosphere of a hazardous location needs to be determined prior to selecting an acceptable electrical equipment installation. If maximum safety is the predominant factor in determining the type of electrical installations, the cost of electrical equipment will be extremely high. If low cost of electrical installation is... more...

  • Fire Fighting Pumping Systems at Industrial Facilitiesby Dennis P. Nolan

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 240.00

    This book describes fixed firewater pump installations for industrial facilities from the viewpoint of the end users, fire protection engineers, loss prevention professionals, and those just entering a career in which decisions about fire pump installations must be made. Therefore much background information is given for the necessary requirements... more...

  • Handbook of Fire & Explosion Protection Engineering Principles for Oil, Gas, Chemical, & Related Facilitiesby Dennis P. Nolan

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 160.00

    The security and economic stability of many nations and multinational oil companies are highly dependent on the safe and uninterrupted operation of their oil, gas and chemical facilities. One of the most critical impacts that can occur to these operations are fires and explosions from accidental or political incidents. This publication is intended... more...

  • Fires in Silosby Ulrich Krause

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27

    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...

  • Electrostatic Ignitions of Fires and Explosionsby Thomas H. Pratt

    Wiley 2010; US$ 134.00 US$ 116.13

    Tom Pratt, a long-time process safety practitioner and lecturer in electrostatic safety, wrote this book to educate industry in the basics of electrostatics. It offers a selected collection of information designed to give readers the tools they need to examine the hazard potential of common industrial processes. Among the topics addressed are separation... more...

  • Dow's Fire and Explosion Index Hazard Classification Guideby American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 91.95 US$ 79.69

    This popular safety best-seller is designed to help the user quantify the expected damage of potential fire and explosion incidents in realistic terms, identify the equipment likely to contribute to the creation or escalation of an incident, and communicate the fire and explosion risk potential to management. Based on Dow's Fire and Explosion Risk... more...

  • Firefighter Exam For Dummiesby Stacy L. Bell; Lindsay Rock; Tracey Biscontini

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99

    The fast and easy way to score your best on the Firefighter Exam In addition to physical tests of strength, agility, and coordination, firefighters must also pass a difficult written test that requires serious preparation to fare well, and many applicants fail to succeed. Firefighter Exam For Dummies gives you a complete review of the most commonly... more...

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment in Fire Safetyby Ganapathy Ramachandran; David Charters

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 170.00

    Fire safety regulations in many countries require Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out for buildings such as workplaces and houses in multiple occupation. This duty is imposed on a "Responsible Person" and also on any other persons having control of buildings in compliance with the requirements specified in the regulations. Although regulations... more...