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

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  • Electronic Access Controlby Thomas L. Norman

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 64.95

    Access Control Systems are difficult to learn and even harder to master due to the different ways in which manufacturers approach the subject and the myriad complications associated with doors, door frames, hardware, and electrified locks. Electronic Access Control consolidates this information, covering a comprehensive yet easy-to-read list of... more...

  • CliffsNotes Firefighter Exam Cram Planby Inc. Northeast Editing

    Wiley 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 11.89

    Get a plan to ace the exam—no matter how much time you have left Includes a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint where you need the most help Includes a two-month, one-month, and one-week cram plan Full-length practice exam with complete answer explanations more...

  • The Damp Houseby Jonathan Hetreed

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Dampness can become an enemy when it invades our interior space, when it persists, when it spreads and damages our domestic fittings, finishes and furnishings, when it encourages the growth of moulds that threaten our health, and when it stimulates the spread of fungus and decay in the structure of our houses. A major industry has developed with specialist... more...

  • Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guideby R. Dodge Woodson

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 59.95

    While it would appear that contractors are not affected by the liabilities of the work of others, it is important that they understand the documentation that establishes culpability and the terms of restitution. A "boots on the ground" approach to the pre and post construction inspections as well as all activities in between, Construction Worksite... more...

  • Study of Movement Speeds Down Stairsby Bryan L. Hoskins; James A. Milke

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.95

    The Study of Movement Speeds Down Stairs closely examines forty-three unique case studies on movement patterns down stairwells. These studies include observations made during evacuation drills, others made during normal usage, interviews with people after fire evacuations, recommendations made from compiled studies, and detailed results from laboratory... more...

  • Fire Safety Scienceby G. Cox; B. Langford

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 880.00

    This book provides an essential reference on the current state of the art in this field covering topics as diverse as physics, chemistry, toxicology and human behaviour. It contains nearly one hundred scientific papers on all aspects of the subject. Many papers are included which illustrate the current state of development in the mathematical modelling... more...

  • Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Editionby John J. Lentini

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 164.95

    Knowledge of the science behind fires is critical to understanding a fire?s cause and successfully presenting that determination to the authorities or in litigation. Now in its second edition, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation focuses on the practical application of scientific principles to determine the causes of fires. Uniquely qualified... more...

  • Effective Physical Securityby Lawrence Fennelly

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 63.95

    Effective Physical Security, Fourth Edition is a best-practices compendium that details the essential elements to physical security protection. The book contains completely updated sections that have been carefully selected from the authors? work that set the standard: Handbook of Loss Prevention and Crime Prevention, Fifth Edition. Designed... more...

  • How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Processby Mike Bryon

    Kogan Page 2011; US$ 29.95

    How to Pass the UK's National Firefighter Selection Process complies with the national standards and focuses on the most challenging parts of the application process. It includes new tests on fault diagnosis and spatial reasoning as well as practical ideas on how to dramatically improve your prospects before you apply. more...

  • Dust Explosionsby P. Field

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Powder Technology, Volume 4: Dust Explosions presents the dust explosion problem in general terms and describes how and why dusts explode. This book discusses the various approaches used to deal with the dust explosion hazards. Organized into five chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the methods used to assess, remove, or minimize... more...