Fire Dynamics

Author: Gregory E. Gorbett,James L. Pharr,Scott R. Rockwell

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133842708

Category: Combustion, Theory of

Page: 336

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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.

Fundamentals of Fire and Emergency Services

Author: Jason B. Loyd,James D. Richardson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133419238

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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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, 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.

An Introduction to Fire Dynamics

Author: Dougal Drysdale

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119976103

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

View: 9894

"Drysdale's book is by far the most comprehensive - everyone in the office has a 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.

Principles of Fire Behavior

Author: James G. Quintiere

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498735703

Category: Law

Page: 413

View: 2063

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.

Building Construction

Methods and Materials for the Fire Service

Author: Michael Lewis Smith

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137083787

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 231

View: 5173

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.

Fire Detection & Suppression Systems

Author: IFSTA

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780132786058

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 1529

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.

Kirk's Fire Investigation

Author: John David DeHaan,David J. Icove

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135082638

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 763

View: 7840

"Fire and emergency services higher education"--Cover.

Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes

Author: Raymond Shackelford

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781401880163

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 9253

INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY & MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES. Achieve a clear understanding of fire and combustion processes as they relate to the firefighter in this reader-friendly and concise book. Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes applies the theory of fire behavior to the tasks involved in firefighting. Rather than an engineering level text, this resource offers basic need to know information and examples to teach firefighters and students how the theories relate to their jobs and safety, whether they are working in a burning building or on a vehicle extrication. Based on the National Fire Academy FESHE course Fire Behavior and Combustion Processes, this book is essential to fire programs in colleges, academies, and departments.

An introduction to fire dynamics

Author: Dougal Drysdale

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: 9780471906131

Category: Science

Page: 424

View: 8045

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 Prevention

Inspection and Code Enforcement

Author: David Diamantes

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781418009441

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 312

View: 8268

This text is updated to reflect the 2006 ICC and Uniform Fire Codes. It features step-by-step explanations and practical examples of the use of model building and fire prevention codes, including detailed information on the legal, economic, and politicala

Fire Department Hydraulics

Author: Eugene Mahoney,Brent E Hannig

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133100782

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 8537

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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: 0-13-294873-7 Now in full color throughout, this extensively updated text provides a complete foundation in fire department hydraulics, explaining how and why water is discharged from nozzles at the correct pressures to effectively fight fires. One step at a time, FIRE DEPARTMENT HYDRAULICS, 3/e clearly explains key concepts including the weight of water, friction loss within hoselines, characteristics of municipal water supplies, delivery of water to handlines and master streams, and much more. This edition’s many improvements include: new full color diagrams, tables and photos; new safety alerts based on NFFF’s life-safety initiatives; coverage of new tank shapes, containers, hoses, testing, and deck gun calculations; more effective organization; and extensive new web-based study resources.

Robertson's Introduction to Fire Prevention

Author: Mike T. Love,James C. Robertson

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 013384384X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 290

View: 9421

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Introduction to Fire Prevention, Eighth Edition, presents a broad-based look at fire prevention, including arson suppression, fire safety education, and code enforcement. For information on teaching and learning resources available with this text, please contact your Brady representative. Teaching and Learning Experience: Meets the FESHE curriculum learning objectives and includes color photographs, key terms, and a list of objectives for each chapter Provides strong coverage of fire prevention history, along with the latest information on fire prevention research, statistics, and more

In the Line of Fire

How to Handle Tough Questions - when it Counts

Author: Jerry Weissman

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133157881

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 200

View: 4487

How to deal with brutal questions in front of an audience.

Fire Investigator

Author: Ann Heinrichs

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 1602795517

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 3561

Arson investigators are among the first people to arrive at the scene of a fire. These special experts examine a site to find out if a fire was an accident or arson. Look inside to find out more about how arson investigators uncover clues and use science to solve fire mysteries.

Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics

Author: Jeffrey I. Steinfeld,Joseph Salvadore Francisco,William L. Hase

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780137371235

Category: Science

Page: 518

View: 7811

This text presents a balanced presentation of the macroscopic view of empirical kinetics and the microscopic molecular viewpoint of chemical dynamics. This second edition includes the latest information, as well as new topics such as heterogeneous reactions in atmospheric chemistry, reactant product imaging, and molecular dynamics of H + H2.

Fire and Emergency Services Safety & Survival

Author: Travis M Ford,Natl Fallen Firefighters

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134406192

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 3045

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Written with both students and career fire service professionals in mind, Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival incorporates the FESHE guidelines and outcomes for the Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival course Modern solutions, procedures, and recommendations that put safety first The Fire service has long been considered a profession plagued with a history of unavoidable tragedy. As the number of line-of-duty deaths and injuries continues to be staggering year after year, Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival exposes the false mentality of “doing whatever it takes” and provides solutions for both the individual and fire department. Built around the 16 Life Safety Initiatives developed by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, each chapter is written by a contributor with extensive expertise on the topic, incorporates FESHE and NFPA references guidelines, and helps readers understand how to execute procedures and recommendations for putting safety first. Filled with modern solutions, attainable goals, and real-life examples, the text asks each reader to challenge the existing attitudes toward safety and commit to making a change.

Group Processes

A Developmental Perspective

Author: Susan A. Wheelan

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780205412013

Category: Psychology

Page: 285

View: 8229

Group Processes is an accessible, research-based book on how groups develop and function. Grounded in theory and research, the text is written in a straightforward way with practical examples integrated throughout to hold student interest. Group Processes stresses how knowledge of group development can be applied to work groups, therapy groups, learning groups, and many others. Professionals or students of Group Processes in Psychology, Business Administration, Communication, Social Administration, or Education Start your next research project with a powerful assist! Research Navigatortrade; can be your best friend when you're facing a large research project. We know getting started is the hardest part, so Research Navigatortrade; takes you step-by-step through the research process. It gives you access to some of the most respected source databases available and shows you sample research papers and guidelines on how to prepare endnotes and bibliographies, too. Access to four databases of reliable, relevant source material. EBSCO's ContentSelectdatabase contains thousands of academic journals and periodicals. LinkLibraryoffers access to thousands of Web links. All sites are editorially reviewed for relevance and reliability. The New York Timeson the Webprovides unlimited access to every article published from January 1, 2002, to the present. FT.comoffers business information and data from the renownedFinancial Times. Search the news archive, the company financials database, and more than 200 special reports. If your instructor orderedResearch Navigatortrade;-a $15 value-you can get it FREE packaged with a new textbook.If your book did not come withResearch Navigatortrade;, visit to purchase immediate access today. Visit to get started on the road to better research! Start your next research project with a powerful assist! Research Navigatortrade; can be your best

Essentials of Fire Fighting

Author: International Fire Service Training Association

Publisher: Fire Engineering Books & Videos

ISBN: 9780879391492

Category: Reference

Page: 716

View: 6559

This manual is designed to provide the firefighter candidate with the information needed to meet the fire-related performance objectives in NFPA 1001, Levels I and II. Contents: Firefighter orientation and safety Fire behavior Building construction Firefighter personal protective equipment Portable extinguishers Ropes and knots Rescue and extrication Forcible entry Ground ladders Ventilation Water supply Fire hose Fire streams Fire control Fire detection, alarm, and suppression systems Loss control Protective evidence for fire cause determination Fire department communications Fire prevention and public fire education.