The Encyclopedia of Fire Science and Engineering is an organizedsource of information covering all aspects of Fire Sciences andEngineering. This encyclopedia outlines an organized source ofdata, explanations, and historical accounts which bring togetherthe scientific, engineering, technological, and management aspectsof fire dynamics and emergency fire services. This information isaccumulated and presented across research boundaries, so as toreach as wide an audience as possible.
It covers such topics as: Fundamentals ofCombustion; Solid fuels, fire retardants and flammabilitytests; Fire Dynamics, Ignition; Fires in Structures andTransportation; Smoke transport, smoke control: Fire risk, firestatistics; Fire Effluents: Characterization, Toxicity andEnvironmental Damage and Clean-up; Wildfire, Human Behavior, Evacuation Strategies and Escape Provisions; Structural FireBehavior; Fire Investigations, Explosions; and Fire Fighteroperations. Including over 500 articles developed by leaders in thefire science community the encyclopedia provides a completecoverage of Fire Sciences and Engineering. Its international scopecovers the best practices and regulations from around theworld.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 3750
Weight: 666 g
Dimensions: 250 x 150 x 15 mm