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Handbook of Fire Control and Protection free pdf Fire Protection is the study and practice of mitigating unwanted effects of fires. It involves the study of behaviour, compartmentalisation, suppression and investigation of fire and its related emergencies, as well as the research and development, production, testing and application of mitigating systems. This book is like a reference book on the said subject. An introduction to fire and fire typology is provided with focus on fire classes, flash fire, explosive material, wildlife, bushfire, oil field fire etc. An introductory overview of fire alarm systems is given with special emphasis on still alarm, fire alarm box, fire alarm control panel, fire alarm pull station and fire alarm notification appliances. The handbook also discusses briefly the issues related to fire detectors, heat detectors, smoke detectors, flame detectors, aspirated smoke detectors, distributed temperature sensing and thermal imaging cameras. The fire control, suppression and extinguishing systems are described with focus on notifier. Major Fire apparatus, equipment and tools are covered. It also covers dimensions of fire safety standards, fire safety, campus fire safety, fireproofing, firewall, firestop pillow, endothermic, intumescent, fire door, dry riser, cold fire product and list of EN standards. Select case studies of fire fighting college and companies are provided herein with special analysis of fire service education and training. It provides readers with details of history of firefighting, world-wide firefighting, global historic fires and list of films on firefighting, as appendices. Besides presenting a glossary of terms, this book provides a detailed bibliography and elaborate index.

About Arun Kumar

Arun Kumar has a Ph.D. in Environmental Ecology and carries with him 8 years of experience in teaching and research in the field of Environmental Science. He has been working in a reputed organisation as a Research Associate since 2003 and has been actively involved in conducting Training Programmes in the field of Disaster Management, particularly water and climate related disasters. He specialises in Forest Fire Disasters and Flood Disaster Management. As an Disaster Management Professional trained in India and abroad, his lectures and presentations on different aspects of Disaster Management are highly appreciated. He has also many research publications on different aspects of Disaster Management and Environmental Ecology in reputed national and international journals to his credit.

Details Book

Author : Arun Kumar
Publisher : SBS Publishers
Data Published : 17 December 2009
ISBN : 9380090021
EAN : 9789380090023
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 457 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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