Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses as a cumulative reference work and a platform for exchanges of ideas within the academic fire community.
Part 1 Fundamental Issues: Fire engineering; Protection of built environment; Strategic emergency planning. Part 2 Applications: Applied research and development - industrial fire safety; Legislation and regulation - Towards EU standards and codes of practice; EC perspectives - new horizons? Part 3 Educational and operational considerations: Fire technology education and training; Public information systems; Risk assessment - probabilites and public perceptions.