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Design Against Fire By Edited by Paul Stollard

Design Against Fire
by Edited by Paul Stollard

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"Design Against Fire" has been written specifically to enable designers, services engineers and building control officers to employ fire safety techniques in their day-to-day work. As such it should act as a design support tool for fire safety design and management strategies.
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Design Against Fire: Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering Design by Edited by Paul Stollard

"Design Against Fire" has been written specifically to enable designers, services engineers and building control officers to employ fire safety techniques in their day-to-day work. As such it should act as a design support tool for fire safety design and management strategies. The book is based on an innovative post graduate fire engineering course held at the Queens's University of Belfast.

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Table of Contents


Fire sciences - ignition, fire growth, heat and smoke. Fire safety engineering - objectives, tactics, acceptability and equivalency. Fire prevention - designing against arson attack - psychology, investigation, security measures, terrorism. Fire communications - detection, comprehension, alarm. Human behaviour and fire escape - perception of fire, response, time. Fire escape in difficult situations - human characteristics, mobility, psychology, egress, refuge and rescue. Principles of fire containment and smoke control - terminology, pressurisation, dispersal, smoke control. Examples of integrated approaches to fire engineering design - case studies. Fire information. Fire safety education.

Additional information

GOR001936894
Design Against Fire: Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering Design by Edited by Paul Stollard
Edited by Paul Stollard
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1993-11-30
192
0419181709
9780419181705
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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