Fire Dynamics

Author: Gregory E. Gorbett
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133842708
Format: PDF
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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, Mobi
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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.

Building Construction

Author: Michael Lewis Smith
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780137083787
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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, Docs
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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.

Fire Detection Suppression Systems

Author: IFSTA
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780132786058
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Introduction to Fire Prevention

Author: James C. Robertson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780135041949
Format: PDF
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Introduction to Fire Prevention, 7/e James C. Robertson The prevention of unwanted fire has long been considered the responsibility of the modern-day fire department; however, other agencies and organizations play a vital part in educating the public about fire prevention. From the responsibilities of the fire department to the role of the private and public sectors, this best-selling text present a broad-based look at fire prevention including arson suppression, fire safety education, and code enforcement. The seventh edition has been updated to include the refinement of coverage of performance based codes, code change recommendations as a result of the tragic events of 9/11, fire safety research with continuing application, and a case study of a very successful fire safety program, all while meeting the FESHE curriculum learning objectives, with all new color photographs, and new key terms and objectives for each chapter. Features Include: Cross-walked to FESHE learning objectives All-new color photographs throughout Key Terms and Chapter Objectives Refinement of coverage of performance based codes Code change recommendations as a result of the tragic events of 9/11 Fire safety research with continuing application A case study outlining one jurisdiction's very effective fire safety program Visit www.bradybooks.com for... Other Titles of Interest: Crawford, "Fire Prevention: A Comprehensive Approach" (0-13-032223-7)DeHaan, "Kirk's Fire Investigation, 6th ed." (0-13-171922-X)Edwards, "Fire Service Personnel Management, 2nd ed." (0-13-117766-4)Smith, "Strategic and Tactical Considerations on the Fireground" (0-13-061451-3) Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458www.bradybooks.com Pearson Logo ISBN: 0-13-504194-5

An introduction to fire dynamics

Author: Dougal Drysdale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471906131
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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 Officer Principles and Practice

Author: Iafc
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 128402668X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Your Complete Fire Officer I and Fire Fighter II Training Solution! The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) are pleased to bring you the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice, the next step in the evolution of Fire Officer I and II training. Covering the entire spectrum of the 2014 Edition of NFPA 1021: Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, the Third Edition includes the following updates: Separation of Fire Officer I and II Level content throughout the textbook and student, instructor, and technology resources. The latest developments in social media and media relations; NIST research on fire dynamics; fire fighter safety and health issues; and fireground accountability and rapid intervention practices. A reorganization of chapters to improve course delivery, including a new chapter on Rules of Engagement. New end-of-chapter tools, including Fire Captain (Fire Officer II) activities and comprehensive case studies that progress within each chapter throughout the textbook. All new Voices of Experience essays and Near-Miss Reports. Addresses the course objectives for FESHE's Principles of Fire and Emergency Service Administration model curriculum The following resources will accompany the textbook and help instructors provide their students with an interactive and engaging learning experience: Web Tools Learning Management System eBook Interactive Lectures TestPrep Build the next generation of great fire service leaders with the Third Edition of Fire Officer: Principles and Practice."