Building & Construction: Fire Protection & Safety

  • Sprinklers and Smoke Management in Enclosures book cover

    Sprinklers and Smoke Management in Enclosures

    1st Edition

    By Dalia E.E. Khalil, Essam E. Khalil

    This book addresses smoke management in enclosures and provides a platform for understanding the principles of smoke propagation and spread, heat release rate, and the effect of sprinklers on suppression. Considering how sprinkler systems have become a vital part of firefighting systems in…

    Hardback – 2020-06-05 
    CRC Press

  • Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Third Edition book cover

    Safety Professional's Reference and Study Guide, Third Edition

    3rd Edition

    By W. David Yates

    This new edition serves both as a reference guide for the experienced professional and as a preparation source for those desiring certifications. It’s an invaluable resource and a must-have addition to every safety professional’s library. Safety Professional’s Reference and Study Guide, Third…

    Hardback – 2020-04-09 
    CRC Press

  • Fire Performance of Thin-Walled Steel Structures book cover

    Fire Performance of Thin-Walled Steel Structures

    1st Edition

    By Yong Wang, Mahen Mahendran, Ashkan Shahbazian

    This book is an authoritative account of the latest developments in fire performance and fire resistant design of thin-walled steel structures. It provides a comprehensive review of recent research, including fire tests of thin-walled steel structural members and systems, numerical modelling of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24
    CRC Press

  • Fire, Static and Dynamic Tests of Building Structures book cover

    Fire, Static and Dynamic Tests of Building Structures

    1st Edition

    Edited by G.S.T. Armer, T. O'Dell

    This book includes examinations of the role of full-scale buildings in the development of structural design methods and recommendations on improved construction practice and safety of building occupants in the event of fire and explosion.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • 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 AlternativesPerformance-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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning: Research and applications book cover

    Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning

    Research and applications, 1st Edition

    By R. Barham

    Protection against fire and prevention of explosion is vital in a modern industrial economy. This published proceedings of the First European Conference on Fire Engineering and Emergency Planning provides an authoritative base of materials covering the latest research, applications and hypotheses…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems: Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation book cover

    Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems

    Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation, 1st Edition

    By Arnstein Fedøy, Ajit Kumar Verma

    This book covers fire and extinguishing theory and reliability theory and how to validate any survey within the field of engineering. It’s based on a year’s study of historical literature, using critical review and document analysis. It covers how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. It…

    Hardback – 2019-09-11
    CRC Press

  • Chemistry of Pyrotechnics: Basic Principles and Theory, Third Edition book cover

    Chemistry of Pyrotechnics

    Basic Principles and Theory, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Mocella, John A. Conkling

    This book provides chemists with technical insight on pyrotechnics and explosives. It emphasizes basic chemical principles and practical, hands-on knowledge in the preparation of energetic materials. It examines the interactions between and adaptations of pyrotechnics to changing technology in…

    Hardback – 2019-01-07
    CRC Press

  • 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

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

    Fixed Offshore Platforms:Structural Design for Fire Resistance

    1st Edition

    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

    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

  • Building Systems in Interior Design book cover

    Building Systems in Interior Design

    1st Edition

    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

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