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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-20
    Routledge

  • Building Regulations Pocket Book book cover

    Building Regulations Pocket Book

    1st Edition

    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

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

    Combustion Phenomena

    Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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 book cover

    Fire Safety Engineering Design of Structures

    3rd 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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Health and Safety in a Changing World book cover

    Health and Safety in a Changing World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Dingwall, Shelley Frost

    When health and safety regulatory frameworks took their present form in the 1970s, they were seen as a triumph of welfare state intervention. Since then, as heavy industry has declined and office and retail employment have expanded, new ways of working have radically altered the context of health…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Embedded Security: Procuring an Effective Facility Protective Security System book cover

    Embedded Security

    Procuring an Effective Facility Protective Security System, 1st Edition

    By Gavin Jones

    Buildings protect what is important to us and given that there will always be threats to building security, there is a need to deploy appropriate and proportionate protective security to protect people and assets from losses. This guide, written for the procurement team, discusses the importance of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Economics of Fire Protection book cover

    The Economics of Fire Protection

    1st Edition

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran

    This important new book, the first of its kind in the fire safety field, discusses the economic problems faced by decision-makers in the areas of fire safety and fire precautions. The author considers the theoretical aspects of cost-benefit analysis and other relevant economic problems with…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • Performance-Based Fire Safety Design book cover

    Performance-Based Fire Safety Design

    1st Edition

    By Morgan J. Hurley, Eric R. Rosenbaum

    Master an Approach Based on Fire Safety Goals, Fire Scenarios, and the Assessment of Design Alternatives Performance-Based Fire Safety Design demonstrates how fire science can be used to solve fire protection problems in the built environment. It also provides an understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    CRC Press

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