9780766808690

Encyclopedia of Fire Protection

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  • ISBN13:

    9780766808690

  • ISBN10:

    0766808696

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/4/2000
  • Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning
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Summary

The fire protection industry is changing at a fast pace, with new terms, codes, organizations, and other information being introduced every year. The Encyclopedia of Fire Protection provides extensive and up-to-date definitions of fire protection terms, often delving into the background and derivation of terms. This easy-to-use, single-source reference also includes the complete contents on a searchable CD-ROM. (Keywords: Firefighting)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
About the Author xi
Encyclopedia Listings, A--Z
1(316)
Notable Fires Throughout History
317(30)
US Firefighter Fatalities, 1977--1995
347(2)
Fire Safety Organizations
349(4)
NFPA Standards, Recommended Practices, Guides, and Codes
353(18)
Code- and Standard-Making Organizations Containing Fire Safety Requirements
371(2)
Fire-Resistance Testing Standards (US)
373(8)
Fire-Resistance Ratings
381(4)
University Programs in Fire Safety/Science Administration and Management
385(2)
University Programs in Fire Safety Engineering
387(4)
Acronyms 391(8)
Bibliography 399

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