Collapse Of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition

✏Book Title : Collapse of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition
✏Author : Vincent Dunn
✏Publisher : PennWell Books
✏Release Date : 2010
✏Pages : 347
✏ISBN : 9781593702335
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Collapse of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition Book Summary : 1. General collapse information 2. Terms of construction and building design 3. Building construction: firefighting problems and structural hazards 4. Masonry wall collapse 5. Collapse dangers of parapet walls 6. Wood floor collapse 7. Sloping peak roof collapse 8. Timber truss roof collapse 9. Flat roof collapse 10. Lightweight steel roof and floor collapse 11. Lightweight wood truss collapse 12. Ceiling collapse 13. Stairway collapse 14. Fire escape dangers 15. Wood-frame building collapse 16. Collapse hazards of buildings under construction 17. Collapse caused by master stream operations 18. Search-and-rescue at a building collapse 19. Safety precautions prior to collapse 20. Why the World Trade Center Towers collapsed 21. High-rise building collapse 22. Post-fire analysis 23. Early floor collapse EPILOGUE: Are architects, engineers, and code-writing officials friends of the firefighters?.

✏Book Title : Safety and Survival on the Fireground
✏Author : Vincent Dunn
✏Publisher : Fire Engineering Books
✏Release Date : 2015-08-20
✏Pages : 456
✏ISBN : 9781593703493
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Safety and Survival on the Fireground Book Summary : Chief Dunn—the recipient of FDNY's Lifetime Achievement Award—has updated his classic book on how to identify and survive hazards on the fireground. Dunn attempts to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries year after year by describing the 15 most dangerous tactics and the 13 most recurring fire and explosion environmental dangers, ranked by degree of danger and frequency of occurrence. This indispensable book will help keep every first responder, firefighter, and fire officer out of harm’s way. It is a must-read and reread for every firefighter who responds to fires and emergencies, every company officer who commands a fire company, and every incident commander or safety officer who is responsible for the safety of firefighters on the fireground. NEW TO THIS EDITION • Examination of “aggressive interior firefighting attack” and “nonaggressive attack” • Discussion of risk intensity and risk frequency at the fireground • Visual representation and discussion of the NIST five-stage time/temperature fire growth curve showing temperatures before and after firefighter venting • Coverage of the Columbia University Capstone Project: FDNY Property Saved Indicator, with a formula to quickly calculate the dollar amount of property saved at a structure fire • Updated statistics, graphs, and charts

✏Book Title : Knowing Your Buildings A Firefighter s Reference Guide
✏Author : Craig Schwinge
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2009-12-01
✏Pages : 250
✏ISBN : 9781435481893
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Knowing Your Buildings A Firefighter s Reference Guide Book Summary : Stay focused on firefighter safety with this first edition of BUILDING CONSTRUCTION: KNOWING YOUR BUILDINGS. An illustrative guide to building construction terms and concepts, this book is a valuable companion for learners as well as a handy reference for

✏Book Title : Fire Department Incident Safety Officer
✏Author : Dodson
✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
✏Release Date : 2015-08-21
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9781284041958
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Fire Department Incident Safety Officer Book Summary : The third edition of Fire Department Incident Safety Officer has been thoroughly updated to cover the latest trends, information, and best-practices needed by current and aspiring Incident Safety Officers (ISO’s). Developed in partnership with the Fire Department Safety Officer’s Association and based on the 2015 Edition of NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications, this authoritative resource focuses uniquely on the roles, responsibilities, and duties for fire service officers assigned to the incident command staff position of safety officer. From smoke reading to alternative energy sources to green construction buildings, Fire Department Incident Safety Officer, Third Edition is loaded with up-to-date information needed to keep fire department members safe, including: A new chapter dedicated to the Incident Safety Officer at Training Drills and Special Events Entire chapters devoted to important topics like reading smoke, reading buildings,

✏Book Title : The Art of Reading Buildings
✏Author : John Mittendorf
✏Publisher : Fire Engineering Books
✏Release Date : 2015-01-07
✏Pages : 444
✏ISBN : 9781593703424
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Art of Reading Buildings Book Summary : The Art of Reading Buildings focuses on the practical art of reading a building and applying its positive and negative attributes in developing a size-up for fireground operations that center on structure fires. First-due company officers, incident commanders, and safety officers will appreciate the practical “street-wise” lessons captured in the book. Chief officers, training officers, engineers, firefighters, and fire science degree candidates will benefit from the wide range of building construction topics covered in this text. Features include: • Understand the technical and practical aspects of building construction • Learn on-the-spot building construction assessment using the authors’ custom Rapid Street-Read Guides • Develop a quick construction size-up for immediate application to fireground operations • Recognize firefighter traps in newer and alternative construction methods • This text covers objectives for the National Fire Academy’s Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course

✏Book Title : Fire Engineering
✏Author :
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1993
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : UIUC:30112007661777
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : Lawyers Desk Reference
✏Author :
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2001
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105060232332
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : The Old Religion in a New World
✏Author : Mark A. Noll
✏Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
✏Release Date : 2002
✏Pages : 340
✏ISBN : 0802849482
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Old Religion in a New World Book Summary : With some exceptions, Noll (Christian thought, Wheaton College, Illinois) focuses on the chronological development of Christianity in the United States, although he does include a comparative chapter on Canada and Mexico. Synthesizing the work of other scholars, Noll describes the activities and bel

✏Book Title : Choice
✏Author :
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2002
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : UCSC:32106016978261
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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✏Book Title : Books in Print
✏Author :
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2002
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105025888467
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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