9781418020149

Encyclopedia of Fire Protection

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  • ISBN13:

    9781418020149

  • ISBN10:

    1418020141

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/11/2006
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Summary

Encyclopedia of Fire Protection is an informative reference manual for beginning fire protection/engineering students and practicing professionals alike. This second edition is updated to the latest terminology and newest advances in fire protection technology. Whether it is used as a tool for classroom training or as a handy desk reference, it is full of insightful information, current terminology, codes, organizations and other need-to-know information. This book is designed as an easy-to-use, single-source reference with the content presented in a reader-friendly and engaging format. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Dennis P. Nolan is an Executive Specialist with Saudi Aramco and is currently based in Saudi Arabia

Table of Contents

Preface vi
Acknowledgments vii
About the Author ix
Encyclopedia Listings, A-Z
1(328)
Notable Fires Throughout History
329(28)
US Firefighter Fatalities, 1977-2003
357(2)
Fire Safety Organizations
359(4)
Fire Service Job Descriptions
363(4)
Fire Service Apparatus
367(4)
Code- and Standard-Making Organizations Containing Fire Safety Requirements
371(4)
Fire-Resistance Testing Standards (US)
375(8)
Fire-Resistance Ratings
383(4)
College/University Programs in Fire Safety/Science Administration and Management
387(4)
University Programs in Fire Safety Engineering
391(2)
Acronyms
393(8)
Bibliography 401

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