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Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment: Performance, Protection, and Comfort (Hardback)
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Firefighters' Clothing and Equipment: Performance, Protection, and Comfort (Hardback)

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Hardback 358 Pages / Published: 26/11/2018
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Protective clothing and equipment used for firefighters protect them against their harsh working environment loaded with strong thermal hazards, elevated environmental temperatures, low oxygen concentration and smoke. This book describes an in-depth review of firefighting clothing and equipment, and explicitly addresses the performance of protection and comfort in textile engineering, clothing design, and evaluation. Covered topics include protection and comfort requirements for firefighting clothing and equipment, testing methods, standards and performance evaluation, smart firefighting clothing for first responders and numerical modeling of performance of firefighting clothing.

Key Features

Presents complete overview about the requirements of firefighters' protective clothing/thermal protective materials

Addresses performance of protection and comfort

Includes human thermoregulation system and responses to firefighting working environment

Discusses SMART firefighting clothing and equipment

Suggests "how to improve the wear comfort?

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9781498742733
Number of pages: 358
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm

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