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  • 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,... 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...

  • Wind Tunnel Testing of High-Rise Buildingsby Peter Irwin; Roy Denoon; David Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Since the 1960s, wind tunnel testing has become a commonly used tool in the design of tall buildings. It was pioneered, in large part, during the design of the World Trade Center Towers in New York. Since those early days of wind engineering, wind tunnel testing techniques have developed in sophistication, but these techniques are not widely understood... more...

  • Fire Safety Management Handbook, Third Editionby Daniel E. Della-Giustina

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 112.95

    Safety managers today are required to go beyond compliance with the latest fire codes to implement proactive fire safety management programs that improve profitability. By reducing property loss insurance premiums and fostering an efficient work environment to help realize quality gains, safety managers can add to the bottom line; however, they need... more...

  • Electronic Security Systemsby Philip Walker

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Electronic Security Systems: Better Ways to Crime Prevention teaches the reader about the application of electronics for security purposes through the use of case histories, analogies, anecdotes, and other related materials. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 covers the concepts behind security systems - its objectives, limitations, and... more...