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

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  • Dust Explosions in the Process Industriesby Rolf K. Eckhoff

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 230.00

    Unfortunately, dust explosions are common and costly in a wide array of industries such as petrochemical, food, paper and pharmaceutical. It is imperative that practical and theoretical knowledge of the origin, development, prevention and mitigation of dust explosions is imparted to the responsible safety manager. The material in this book offers... more...

  • Enclosure Fire Dynamicsby Bjorn Karlsson; James Quintiere

    CRC Press 1999; US$ 172.95

    The increasing complexity of technological solutions to both fire safety design issues and fire safety regulations demand higher levels of training and continuing education for fire protection engineers. Historical precedents on how to deal with fire hazards in new or unusual buildings are seldom available, and new performance-based building codes... more...

  • 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...

  • Perimeter Securityby Michael J. Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 79.95

    Perimeter Security has taken on a new level of importance since 9/11. Whether insuring the safety of government buildings, hospitals, residences, or bio-research labs, the safety of workers and materials can only be ensured by outfitting all points of entry with the appropriate alarm and surveillance equipment. This comprehensive hands-on resource... more...

  • Construction Site Securityby Michael J. Arata

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 92.00

    In order to meet insurance requirements or earn incentives, construction companies must now put a security plan in place for every construction site. This comprehensive resource covers all the essentials of planning, prioritizing, and implementing construction site security. The only comprehensive guide on the subject Audience includes construction... more...

  • Water-Resistant Design and Constructionby William L. Walker; Dan Felice

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 63.00

    Capitalize on Proven Solutions to the 25 Most Common Water Problems in Buildings_and Avoid Costly Construction Claims! The Illustrated Guide to Water Resistant Design and Construction provides state-of-the-art solutions to prevent the most common water-related problems in buildings. Designed to save you time and money, this expert resource... 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 T. Kubal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 107.00

    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 and... more...

  • How to Develop and Implement a Security Master Planby Timothy Giles

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 99.95

    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...