Building & Construction: Fire Protection & Safety

  • Technical Due Diligence and Building Surveying for Commercial Property book cover

    Technical Due Diligence and Building Surveying for Commercial Property

    By Adrian Tagg

    Technical Due Diligence and Building Surveying for Commercial Property is the first book to introduce the process of technical due diligence (TDD) and examine the role of the building surveyor within the commercial property sector. The book outlines the processes that the surveyor must go through…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Enclosure Fire Dynamics, Second Edition book cover

    Enclosure Fire Dynamics, Second Edition

    By Björn Karlsson, James G. Quintiere

    Enclosure Fire Dynamics, Second Edition explores the science of enclosure fires, and how they cause changes in the environment. The authors discuss mechanisms for controlling enclosure fires, and how to develop analytical relationships useful in designing buildings for fire safety. Derivation of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    CRC Press

  • Fixed Offshore Platforms:Structural Design for Fire Resistance book cover

    Fixed Offshore Platforms:Structural Design for Fire Resistance

    By Mavis Sika Okyere

    This book examines the fire-resistant design of fixed offshore platforms. It describes the required loading, load combinations, strength and stability checks for structural elements. It also explains the design of tubular joints, fatigue analysis, dynamic analysis, and impact analysis, Fire…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    CRC Press

  • Building Regulations Pocket Book book cover

    Building Regulations Pocket Book

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office, wherever you are, this is the book you’ll refer to time and time again to double check the regulations on your current job. The…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    By Sam Hurt

    Building Systems in Interior Design takes an entirely new approach to teaching this essential topic for Architects, Designers and Building Engineers. Written to prepare students for the real world and packed with practical examples, the book will foster an understanding of specific issues that are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Applications of Fire Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom book cover

    Applications of Fire Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference of Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), September 7-8, 2017, Manchester, United Kingdom

    Edited by Martin Gillie, Yong Wang

    This book holds the proceedings of the Conference on Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE 2017), held on September 7-8, 2017, in Manchester, UK. The ASFE’17 conference will be the next in a series (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015) of successful conferences that aim to bring together experts and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    CRC Press

  • Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction book cover

    Combustion Phenomena

    Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction

    Edited by Jozef Jarosinski, Bernard Veyssiere

    Extensively using experimental and numerical illustrations, Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation, and Extinction provides a comprehensive survey of the fundamental processes of flame formation, propagation, and extinction. Taking you through the stages of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    CRC Press

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety book cover

    A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner of ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person-focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals, you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand, but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Performance-Based Fire Engineering of Structures book cover

    Performance-Based Fire Engineering of Structures

    By Yong Wang, Ian Burgess, František Wald, Martin Gillie

    Major events—notably the Broadgate fire in London, New York’s World Trade Center collapse, and the Windsor Tower fire in Madrid—as well as the enlightening studies at the Cardington fire research project have given international prominence to performance-based structural fire engineering. As a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    CRC Press

  • Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures, Third Edition book cover

    Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures, Third Edition

    By John A. Purkiss, Long-Yuan Li

    Designing structures to withstand the effects of fire is challenging, and requires a series of complex design decisions. This third edition of Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures provides practising fire safety engineers with the tools to design structures to withstand fires. This text…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30
    CRC Press

  • Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate book cover

    Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide

    for the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate

    By Jonathan Backhouse, Ed Ferrett

    The Fire Safety and Risk Management Revision Guide: for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to the Fire Protection Association textbook…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Managing Public Safety Technology: Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations book cover

    Managing Public Safety Technology

    Deploying Systems in Police, Courts, Corrections, and Fire Organizations

    By Jeffrey A. Rose, Donald C. Lacher

    Divided into four sections—public safety agencies, key issues like interoperability and cybercrime, management skills, and emerging trends like the transfer of military technologies to civilian agencies, Managing Public Safety Technology illustrates how essential managing technology is to the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

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