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

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  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...