Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders

ISBN-10: 1439849854
ISBN-13: 9781439849859
Edition: 3rd 2013 (Revised)
Authors: Robert Burke
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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 6/17/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 553
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.530

The first thing you will notice about this book is that the chemistry in it is "hands-on" approach can be used everyday. Written specifically for response personnel, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders covers all hazards for chemicals, including multiple and "hidden" hazards.

Introduction
The Basics of Chemistry
The Atom
Ionic Bonding
Covalent Bonding
Salts
Non-Metal Compounds
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Chemical Statistics
Review Questions
Explosives
Definitions
Phases of Explosions
Types of Explosions
Components of an Explosion
Types of Chemical Explosives
Yield vs. Order
Divisions 1.1 to 1.3
Divisions 1.4 to 1.6
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Military Explosives
Review Questions
Compressed Gases
Flammable Gases
Flammable Range
Vapor Density
Hydrocarbon Families
Hydrocarbon Derivatives
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Non-Flammable Gases
Hydrocarbon Derivatives
Incidents
Poison Gases
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Review Questions
Flammable Liquids
Effects of Temperature
Boiling Point
Flash Point
Factors Affecting Boiling Point
Vapor Density
Specific Gravity
Polymerization/Plastics
Ignition Temperature
Flammable Range
Animal/Vegetable Oils
Fire Extinguishing Agents
Hydrocarbons
Hydrocarbon Derivatives
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Review Questions
Flammable Solids
Division 4.1 Flammable Solids
Sublimation/Flash Point Solids
Incidents
Combustible Dusts
Division 4.2 Spontaneously Combustible
Spontaneous Ignition
Pyrophoric Solids and Liquids
Incidents
Division 4.3 Dangerous When Wet
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Review Questions
Oxidizers
Division 5.1 Oxidizers
Oxysalts
Peroxide Salts
Inorganic Acid Oxidizers
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Division 5.2 Organic Peroxides
Incident
Review Questions
Poisons
Types of Exposure
Routes of Exposure
Effects of Exposure
Etiologic Effects
Variables of Toxic Effects
Dose/Response
Susceptible Target Organs
Rates of Exposure
Defense Mechanisms for Toxic Materials
Toxic Elements
Toxic Salts
Hydrocarbons
Hydrocarbon Derivatives
Miscellaneous Toxic Materials
Pesticides
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Military Chemical Warfare Agents
Incidents
Review Questions
Radioactive Materials
Radioactive Elements and Compounds
Uranium Compounds
Radium Compounds
Cobalt
Iodine
Review Questions
Corrosives
Inorganic Acids
Strength and Concentration
pH
Organic Acids
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Dilution vs. Neutralization
Incidents
Review Questions
Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials
Elevated Temperature Materials
Other Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials
Top 50 Industrial Chemicals
Incidents
Review Questions
Glossary
Appendix
List of Acronyms and Recognized Abbreviations
Numbers to Remember
Resource Guide
Selected Technical References
IUPAC Rules of Nomenclature
Answers to Review Questions

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