Incorporating Resiliency Concepts into NFPA Codes and Standards - SpringerBriefs in Fire (Paperback)Kenneth W. Dungan (author)
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In an effort to assess and further define NFPA's position in the realm of resiliency, this brief identifies those provisions in NFPA codes and standards that embody the concepts of resiliency. Additionally, the brief develops an NFPA-centric definition of resiliency and compiles available information to serve as a technical reference for the codes and standards, identifying key gaps in knowledge. Key topics range from engineered features and the built environment to emergency response and risk-informed approaches to disaster events. The brief also includes a comprehensive literature review on multiple resiliency frameworks. Written for fire protection engineers and professionals who handle disaster risk assessment, this brief provides a thorough overview of resiliency concepts and how NFPA procedures strive to meet recommended standards.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 44
Weight: 1007 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 3 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
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