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1st Edition

Fundamentals and Control

ISBN 9780824780241
Published December 12, 1988 by CRC Press
264 Pages

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Book Description

This book is devoted to the complex nature of fire, the intricasies of the combustion process, the influence of chemical and physical properties of fuels, and the proper means of fire extinguishment. It lists sequentially the various factors in the combustion process.

Table of Contents

1. Modes and Types of Combustion 2. Flammability Characteristics of Combustible Gases and Vapors 3. Flammability Limits of Mixtures of Two or More Flammable Gases 4. Pyrolytic Decomposition of Fuel Vapors and Combustion Chain Reactions 5. Combustion of Fire-Generated Gases 6. Fire Extinguishment 7. Environmental Considerations 8. Epilogue

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