THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A NEW YORK CITY FIREFIGHTER FIRE INVESTIGATOR

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The Life And Times Of A New York City Firefighter Fire Investigator

Author : Frederick Mercilliott
ISBN : 9781412001526
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 81.20 MB
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The day-to-day activities of a New York City firefighter and, later, fire investigator as he deals with fires, fire-related deaths and criminals.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Collapse Of Burning Buildings 2nd Edition

Author : Vincent Dunn
ISBN : 9781593702335
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 38.29 MB
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1. General collapse information 2. Terms of construction and building design 3. Building construction: firefighting problems and structural hazards 4. Masonry wall collapse 5. Collapse dangers of parapet walls 6. Wood floor collapse 7. Sloping peak roof collapse 8. Timber truss roof collapse 9. Flat roof collapse 10. Lightweight steel roof and floor collapse 11. Lightweight wood truss collapse 12. Ceiling collapse 13. Stairway collapse 14. Fire escape dangers 15. Wood-frame building collapse 16. Collapse hazards of buildings under construction 17. Collapse caused by master stream operations 18. Search-and-rescue at a building collapse 19. Safety precautions prior to collapse 20. Why the World Trade Center Towers collapsed 21. High-rise building collapse 22. Post-fire analysis 23. Early floor collapse EPILOGUE: Are architects, engineers, and code-writing officials friends of the firefighters?.
Category: Technology & Engineering

High Rise Security And Fire Life Safety

Author : Geoff Craighead
ISBN : 0080877850
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 48.1 MB
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High-Rise Security and Fire Life Safety, 3e, is a comprehensive reference for managing security and fire life safety operations within high-rise buildings. It spells out the unique characteristics of skyscrapers from a security and fire life safety perspective, details the type of security and life safety systems commonly found in them, outlines how to conduct risk assessments, and explains security policies and procedures designed to protect life and property. Craighead also provides guidelines for managing security and life safety functions, including the development of response plans for building emergencies. This latest edition clearly separates out the different types of skyscrapers, from office buildings to hotels to condominiums to mixed-use buildings, and explains how different patterns of use and types of tenancy impact building security and life safety. New to this edition: Differentiates security and fire life safety issues specific to: Office towers Hotels Residential and apartment buildings Mixed-use buildings Updated fire and life safety standards and guidelines Includes a CD-ROM with electronic versions of sample survey checklists, a sample building emergency management plan, and other security and fire life safety resources.
Category: Health & Fitness

The New York Times Biographical Service

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105118473326
Genre : Biography
File Size : 89.86 MB
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A compilation of current biographical information of general interest.
Category: Biography

Ua Journal

Author :
ISBN : CORNELL:31924054237312
Genre : Plumbers
File Size : 53.57 MB
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Category: Plumbers

Fire Engineering

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ISBN : UIUC:30112007661769
Genre : Fire prevention
File Size : 23.89 MB
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Category: Fire prevention