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Simplified Design for Building Fire Safety

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ISBN-10: 0471572365

ISBN-13: 9780471572367

Edition: 1st 1993

Authors: James Patterson, James Patterson

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Organized into three sections, it begins with the phenomena of fire followed by the principles of design by which one develops a defense against fire disaster in buildings. Lastly, it deals with the hardware of fire control, communication and extinguishment. A thorough analysis of building code criteria regarding fire safety is included. Each chapter features study aids along with questions and answers.
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Book details

Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Environmental Processes: How Fires Work
Fire Phenomenon in Buildings
Effects of Fire
Soft Technologies: Design Principles for Fire Safety
Design Strategies
Major Occupancy Classifications
Defining Construction Types
Design Guides for Major Occupancy Types
Exits and Egress
Hard Technologies: Construction Components of Fire Safety
Passive Construction Components
Active Construction Components
Glossary of Fire Terms