SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering (Hardback)Morgan J. Hurley (editor), Daniel T. Gottuk (editor), John R. Hall (editor), Kazunori Harada (editor), Milosh Puchovsky (editor), Erica D. Kuligowski (editor), Jose' L. Torero (editor), Christopher J. Wieczorek (editor), John M. Watts (editor)
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With seventeen new chapters and over 1,800 figures, the this new edition contains: Step-by-step equations that explain engineering calculationsComprehensive revision of the coverage of human behavior in fire, including several new chapters on egress system design, occupant evacuation scenarios, combustion toxicity and data for human behavior analysis Revised fundamental chapters for a stronger sense of context Added chapters on fire protection system selection and design, including selection of fire safety systems, system activation and controls and CO2 extinguishing systems Recent advances in fire resistance design Addition of new chapters on industrial fire protection, including vapor clouds, effects of thermal radiation on people, BLEVEs, dust explosions and gas and vapor explosions New chapters on fire load density, curtain walls, wildland fires and vehicle tunnels Essential reference appendices on conversion factors, thermophysical property data, fuel properties and combustion data, configuration factors and piping properties
"Three-volume set; not available separately"
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 3493
Weight: 7735 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 277 mm
Edition: 5th ed. 2016
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