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  • Bauwerksabdichtung in der Altbausanierungby Jürgen Weber; Volker Hafkesbrink; Clemens Hecht; Ulrich Steinert

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 69.99

    Das Buch stellt die umfangreichen Möglichkeiten nachträglicher Abdichtungen im erdberührten Bereich vor. Ziel ist die Darstellung der wichtigsten Technologien und verwendbaren Materialien. Das Autorenteam beschreibt die Wirkprinzipien einzelner Verfahren ebenso wie die Höhe und Art von Risiken gewählter Abdichtungsweisen. Die 3. Auflage wurde vollständig... more...

  • Antifreeze Solutions in Home Fire Sprinkler Systemsby Code Inc. Consultants

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.95

    Antifreeze Solutions in Home Fire Sprinkler Systems examines the usage of antifreeze solutions in residential sprinklers, and analyzes their effectiveness in controlling a fire condition and aiding in containment. The book also investigates the possibility of a large-scale ignition occurring from solutions of varying mixtures, and proposes the optimal... more...

  • Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professionalby Lon H. Ferguson; Dr. Christopher A. Janicak

    Government Institutes 2005; US$ 84.99

    Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional takes an in-depth look at fire hazards in the workplace_from the substances required to do business to the building construction itselfd_and provides practical fire safety principles that can be applied in any work environment. Readers will learn how to develop emergency action plans and fire... more...

  • Feuersucherby Gottfried Schatz; P. Leslie Dutton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Packend und dennoch wissenschaftlich präzise schildert Gottfried Schatz die leidenschaftlichen Kämpfe jener Forscher, die das letzte große Rätsel der Zellatmung lösten und die Idee des britischen Biologen Peter Mitchell schließlich bestätigten. "Feuersucher" ist aber nicht nur die fesselnde Geschichte einer Jahrhundertentdeckung, sondern auch ein atmosphärisch... more...

  • Master the Firefighter Examsby Peterson's

    Peterson's 2013; Not Available

    Peterson's Master the Firefighter is an invaluable guide offering indispensible career and test-preparation advice. From information on the firefighter screening process to expert oral interview and job search advice to test-taking strategies, firefighter candidates will find everything needed to pass the firefighter exam on the local, state, and... more...

  • Fundamentals of mold growth in indoor environments and strategies for healthy livingby

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011; US$ 139.00

    This book covers the fundamentals of indoor mold growth and discusses how to tackle growth in existing buildings as well as in future energy efficient buildings. Coverage spans disciplines, from physics and material science to microbiology and health sciences. more...

  • The Flame Withinby Wayne Mutza

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95

    A former City of Milwaukee firefighter, the author writes his memoir with candor, depth, spice and emotional insight. He lays out the tumultuous events that led him as a youth into the profession, and the wealth of eye-opening experiences along the way. He plumbs the character of the firefighters and paramedics who answer the call for rescue--but also... more...

  • An Introduction to Dust Explosionsby Paul Dr. Amyotte

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 49.95

    Preventable dust explosions continue to occur in industry in spite of significant research and practice efforts worldwide over many years. There is a need for effective understanding of the unique hazards posed by combustible dust. This book describes a number of dust explosion myths - which together cover the main source of dust explosion hazards... more...

  • Gleichstellung im Feuerwehrwesenby Ilona Horwath

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    In den letzten Jahrzehnten sind Frauen sukzessive in vormals rein männerdominierte Berufsbereiche eingetreten. Eine solche Männerdomäne stellt auch das Feuerwehrwesen dar: Während Freiwillige Feuerwehren zum Teil regen Zulauf von Frauen und Mädchen verzeichnen, sind höhere Funktionen und berufliche Positionen im Feuerwehrwesen noch weitgehend männlich... more...

  • Fire Investigationby Charles B. Hobson

    Charles C Thomas 1992; US$ 58.95

    This book dispels the "old firemans’ tales" of fire investigation by providing the fire investigator with a better understanding of the scientific basis of fire dynamics and development. It is a unique approach in that it investigates and explains the scientific principles of fire dynamics and their application to practical fire investigation.... more...