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

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    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...

  • Fire Behavior and Fire Protection in Timber Buildingsby Roza Aseeva; Boris Serkov; Andrey Sivenkov

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    This volume describes fire behavior and fire protection of timbers in outdoors and indoors application mainly in construction industry. The Authors? novel approach considers the relationship between various species and age of timbers and its fire behavior at different thermal and fire loads. Quantitative data of ignition speed and flame propagation... more...

  • Einsatztaktik für den Gruppenführerby Hermann Schröder

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 10.48

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Rote Heft 10 gibt den Einsatzleitern, beispielhaft an der Funktion des Gruppenführers dargestellt, Hinweise für richtiges einsatztaktisches Verhalten im Feuerwehreinsatz. Anhand eines Ablaufplans, einem Modell für den immer wieder zu durchlaufenden Führungsvorgang, werden theoretische Hintergründe erläutert und daraus praktische... more...

  • Fire Detection in Warehouse Facilitiesby Joshua Dinaburg; Daniel T. Gottuk

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Automatic sprinklers systems are the primary fire protection system in warehouse and storage facilities. The effectiveness of this strategy has come into question due to the challenges presented by modern warehouse facilities, including increased storage heights and areas, automated storage retrieval systems (ASRS), limitations on water supplies, and... more...

  • Firefighter Examby LLC LearningExpress

    Learning Express 2013; US$ 8.99

    Challenging, rewarding, and well-paying, firefighting is a terrific career choice. But before they join the ranks of one of the nation's most admired occupations, applicants must pass a rigorous exam. With 5 total practice exams, this guide provides the most thorough and up-to-date preparation available. Featuring the latest information and advice... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    The primary goal of this guide is to provide an overview of the wind tunnel testing process for design professionals. This knowledge allows readers to ask the correct questions of their wind engineering consultants throughout the design process. This is not an in-depth guide to the technical intricacies of wind tunnel testing, it focusses instead... more...

  • Brandschutz-Wegweiserby Siemens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 30.50

    Brandschutz dient der Sicherheit von Menschen und Sachwerten in Gebäuden und Infrastruktureinrichtungen. Umfassende Brandschutzkonzepte und sorgfältig geplante Brandschutzsysteme dienen dazu, Feuer zu vermeiden und Schäden zu begrenzen. Anpassungen an neue Technologien und Verbesserungen aufgrund neuer Erkenntnisse spielen eine zentrale... more...

  • Master the Firefighter Examsby Peterson's

    Peterson's 2013; US$ 6.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...