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

  • Accidental Or Incendiary?by Richard D. Fitch; Edward A. Porter

    Charles C Thomas 1997; US$ 54.95

    This new updated edition provides fire investigators with a better understanding of fire dynamics. The subjects covered in the 17 chapters include: investigation of fires; accidental or incendiary; safety precautions; pyromaniacs; arsonists; vacant and occupied building fires; aircraft, boat and motor vehicle fires; electrical fires; false alarms;... more...

  • Analysis and Interpretation of Fire Scene Evidenceby Jose R. Almirall; Kenneth G. Furton

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Ongoing advances in arson detection tools and techniques increase the importance of scientific evidence in related court proceedings. In order to assemble an airtight case, investigators and forensic scientists need a resource that assists them in properly conducting the chemical analysis and interpretation of physical evidence found at scenes of suspected... more...

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

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 39.11

    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...

  • Assessment of Total Evacuation Systems for Tall Buildingsby Enrico Ronchi; Daniel Nilsson

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 46.80

    This SpringerBrief focuses on the use of egress models to assess the optimal strategy for total evacuation in high-rise buildings. It investigates occupant relocation and evacuation strategies involving the exit stairs, elevators, sky bridges and combinations thereof. Chapters review existing information on this topic and describe case study simulations... more...

  • Basic Alarm Electronicsby John Sanger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Basic Alarm Electronics is an introductory manual on security systems. The book is comprised of 11 chapters that cover the electronic components and circuits involved in alarm systems. The text first covers the basic concepts, and then proceeds to presenting electronic components, schematics, diagrams, and symbols. The next two chapters detail Ohm?s... more...

  • Bauwerksabdichtung in der Altbausanierungby Jürgen Weber; Ulrich Kühne; Stefan Hemmann; Volker Hafkesbrink; Uwe Wild; Clemens Hecht; Ulrich Steinert

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2012; US$ 50.31

    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...

  • Becoming a Firefighterby LearningExpress LLC Editors

    LearningExpress, LLC 2008; US$ 5.99

    About 353,000 firefighters are currently employed nationwide. Employment opportunities for firefighters are rising, and applicants should expect fierce competition. Becoming a Firefighter includes critical information on everything from what firefighters really do on the job, to how they are selected, to the types of jobs available. This book also... more...

  • Brand- und Explosionsschutz von A-Zby Henry Portz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.34

    In alphabetischer Reihenfolge werden alle wichtigen Begriffe des bautechnischen Brandschutzes und des Explosionsschutzes erläutert. Das Lexikon deckt die Schnittstelle zwischen Bauwesen und Brandschutzwesen sowie zwischen Explosionsschutz und Betriebssicherheit ab. Dadurch wird das gegenseitige Verständnis der Akteure insbesondere im Baugenehmigungsverfahren... more...

  • Brandschutz-Wegweiserby Siemens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 30.50 US$ 26.43

    Brandschutz dient der Sicherheit von Menschen und Sachwerten in Gebauden und Infrastruktureinrichtungen. Umfassende Brandschutzkonzepte und sorgfaltig geplante Brandschutzsysteme dienen dazu, Feuer zu vermeiden und Schaden zu begrenzen. Anpassungen an neue Technologien und Verbesserungen aufgrund neuer Erkenntnisse spielen eine zentrale Rolle fur die... more...

  • Carpet Monsters and Killer Sporesby Nicholas P. Money

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67

    Molds are everywhere: we inhale their microscopic spores from birth to death. But when an investigation in Ohio revealed that babies suffering from a serious lung illness had been exposed to a toxic black mold in their homes, millions of Americans became nervous about patches of mold in their own basements and bathrooms. Before long, lawsuits were... more...