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Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service

ISBN-10: 0763778028

ISBN-13: 9780763778026

Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Francis L. Brannigan, Glenn P. Corbett, National Fire Protection Association

List price: $123.95
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In 1971, Francis L. Brannigan created Building Construction for the Fire Service. His goal was to offer the most comprehensive building construction resource available to fire fighters in order to save fire fighterrsquo;s lives. This book is the Fourth Edition of that groundbreaking resource. The Fourth Edition honors Frank Branniganrsquo;s legacy by continuing his passion for detail and extensive practical experience. His motto, ldquo;Know your buildings,rdquo; impacts every aspect of this new edition. The Fourth Edition continues the Brannigan tradition of using plain language to deliver technical information about different building types and their unique hazards. It presents critical firefighting information in an easy-to-understand format and ensures that fire fighters have the knowledge they need before they step onto the fireground. The Fourth Edition is part of an integrated teaching and learning system that combines groundbreaking content with dynamic new features to support instructors and to help prepare students for the job. The Fourth Edition is a must read for fire fighters, prospective fire fighters, and fire science students. Chapters have been reorganized into three sections: the fundamentals of building construction, building types, and special hazards. The features found in the Fourth Edition will help readers take the next step in becoming outstanding fire fighters. These features include: Words from Brannigan-Words of experience from a master. Tactical Considerations-Important, life-saving tips designed to keep fire fighters safe. Now supported by instructor and student resources including: Instructorrsquo;s ToolKit CD-ROM Student Workbook
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Book details

List price: $123.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 4/20/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 348
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English