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Fire

Fundamentals and Control, 1st Edition

By Haessler

CRC Press

264 pages

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Hardback: 9780824780241
pub: 1988-12-12
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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

About the Series

Occupational Safety and Health

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science