Fire Dynamics

Author: Gregory E. Gorbett
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133842708
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Improve readers' understanding of fire dynamics with real-world insight and research Written to the FESHE baccalaureate curriculum for the Fire Dynamics course, Fire Dynamics offers a comprehensive approach to fire dynamics that integrates the latest research and real experiments from the field. The Second Edition's all-new design makes locating information even easier for the reader. With twelve chapters and FESHE and NFPA references and guidelines throughout, this book is a useful resource for all fire service professionals-from the student to the fire investigator.

An Introduction to Fire Dynamics

Author: Dougal Drysdale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119976103
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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"Drysdale's book is by far the most comprehensive - everyone in the office has a copy...now including me. It holds just about everything you need to know about fire science." (Review of An Introduction to Fire Dynamics, 2nd Edition) After 25 years as a bestseller, Dougal Drysdale's classic introduction has been brought up-to-date and expanded to incorporate the latest research and experimental data. Essential reading for all involved in the field from undergraduate and postgraduate students to practising fire safety engineers and fire prevention officers, An Introduction to Fire Dynamics is unique in that it addresses the fundamentals of fire science and fire dynamics, thus providing the scientific background necessary for the development of fire safety engineering as a professional discipline. An Introduction to Fire Dynamics Includes experimental data relevant to the understanding of fire behaviour of materials; Features numerical problems with answers illustrating the quantitative applications of the concepts presented; Extensively course-tested at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Edinburgh, and widely adopted throughout the world; Will appeal to all those working in fire safety engineering and related disciplines.

Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services

Author: Jason B. Loyd
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133419238
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services, Second Edition, is designed to introduce students to the firefighting profession as well as provide career firefighters a resource for continued learning. Offering a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of modern fire service, the text covers the history of the fire service, career opportunities and education, fire dynamics, fire prevention, and more. With an emphasis on critical thinking, each chapter follows the FESHE curriculum and outlines specific learning objectives that address the ever-increasing challenges of this dynamic profession. Online supplemental teaching materials are available to help instructors and students get the most from their EMS course. Resource Central, accessed through bradybooks.com, offers instructors online supplemental teaching material, such as test banks and customizable PowerPoint lectures to aid in the classroom. These instructor resources are also available through Pearson's Instructor Resource Center. Students have access to a variety online study aids tailored to their fire service course.

Advanced Fire Administration with Resource Central Student Access Code Card Package

Author: Randy R. Bruegman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132824385
Format: PDF, Docs
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Advanced Fire Administration, 1/e Randy R. Bruegman "Advanced Fire Administration" is a resource for both advanced level fire administration courses and current administrators in the field needing the skills necessary to lead a department in the 21st Century. 2009 Fire Chief of the Year Randy R. Bruegman brings a real world focus as this book covers principles of leadership and management including support elements such as budget and personnel management, team building and managing change, and much more! Features Include: - Meets FESHE guidelines for the Fire and Emergency Service Administration course- A blend of academic information and practical application for both the fire service student and practicing administrator or chief officer- New 4-color Fire Series Design - Key Terms, and End of Chapter Review Questions throughout reinforce learning and retention- New MyFireKit solution offers unique online resources for both students and instructors in a user-friendly format, including review questions and interviews offering the perspective of industry experts, including recognized fire service leaders and city managers for the student and Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint, Online Courseware and Test Banks for the instructor. Visit www.bradybooks.com for... Other Titles of Interest: Bruegman, "Fire Administration I "(0-13-172084-8)Edwards, "Fire Service Personnel Management, 3/e" (0-13-512677-0)Marinucci, "Fire Chief's Guide to Administration" (0-13-613110-7)Wong / Olson, "Multicultural and Diversity Strategies for the Fire Service, 1/e" (0-13-238807-3)

Building Construction

Author: Michael Lewis Smith
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780137083787
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Text only. This product does NOT include a Resource Central Access Code Card. To purchase the text with a Resource Central Access Code Card, please use ISBN: 0-13-283007-8 Building Construction: Methods and Materials for the Fire Service, Second Edition, emphasizes the impact that an understanding of the principles of building construction has on firefighting strategy. Written by an author with extensive knowledge and experience in both the fire service and construction industries, it explains building materials and processes that are involved in the construction of structures and provides students with the knowledge required to operate safely and effectively within residential or commercial buildings. Discussions of actual incidents experienced by the author and case studies containing critical thinking questions give students a better understanding of what to expect in the field.

Principles of Fire Behavior Second Edition

Author: James G. Quintiere
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498735649
Format: PDF
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This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach,?the text?introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a damage variable. Cases, examples, problems, selected color illustrations and review of mathematics help students in fire safety and investigation understand fire from a scientific point of view.

An introduction to fire dynamics

Author: Dougal Drysdale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471906131
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is unique in that it identifies fire science and fire dynamics and provides the scientific background necessary for the development of fire safety engineering as a professional discipline. It is essential reading for all those involved in this wide ranging field, from Fire Prevention Officers to Consulting Engineers, whether involved in problems of fire risk assessment, fire safety design, or fire investigation. It will also be of considerable interest and value to research scientists working in building design, fire physics and chemistry.

Fire Detection Suppression Systems

Author: IFSTA
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780132786058
Format: PDF
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The 4th edition of Fire Detection and Suppression Systems has been completely updated and provides up-to-date information on fire protection systems. This manual familiarizes fire service and other interested personnel with the types, arrangements, and operating principles of these systems. Topics addressed include fire detection and alarm systems, smoke management systems, water supply, fire pumps, automatic sprinkler systems, standpipe and hose systems, special extinguishing systems, and portable fire extinguishers. This manual has been developed to meet all FESHE outcomes for the Fire Protection Systems core course.

Motor Fleet Safety and Security Management Second Edition

Author: Daniel E. Della-Giustina
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439895074
Format: PDF, Docs
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In the almost ten years since the publication of the first edition of Motor Fleet Safety and Security Management, the availability of new methods of transportation has made travel faster, and consequently, safety and security have become more important and more complex. Businesses must now become proactive in their own security and planning for emergencies. This second edition of a bestselling resource provides a complete understanding of how to develop and manage a comprehensive motor fleet safety and instructional program. It presents the underlying concepts, basic techniques, and principles of motor fleet safety and security management. New, Revised, and Expanded Topics in the Second Edition: Elements of a fleet safety program Accident prevention Consideration for small-fleet driver selection, training, instruction, and supervision Vehicle inspection How to organize accident data Job safety analysis (JSA) meetings for commercial drivers Fleet transportation publicity School bus safety Shipping and storage of hazardous materials Security in transportation Model of a motor fleet transportation program designed to assist in the implementation of a program To achieve optimum safety, everyone involved in the transportation system should be adequately trained, supervised, and monitored. Proper data and incident reports must be maintained to identify trends and problem areas. Keeping the trademark style that made the previous edition so popular, the author addresses the critical steps for successful driver selection, training, instruction, and supervision. He provides you with the foundation you need to combat common problems and manage your motor fleet transportation system.