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.
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