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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials, Second Editionby Charles A. Wilkie; Alexander B. Morgan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 199.95

    When dealing with challenges such as providing fire protection while considering cost, mechanical and thermal performance and simultaneously addressing increasing regulations that deal with composition of matter and life cycle issues, there are no quick, one-size-fits-all answers. Packed with comprehensive coverage, scientific approach, step-by-step... more...