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Fire Science and Engineering Encyclopedia (Hardcover) (T. R. Hull & Anna Stec & Jose Torero)
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The Encyclopedia of Fire Science and Engineering is an organized source of information covering all aspects of Fire Sciences and Engineering. This encyclopedia outlines an organized source of data, explanations, and historical accounts which bring together the scientific, engineering, technological, and management aspects of fire dynamics and emergency fire services. This information is accumulated and presented across research boundaries, so as to reach as wide an audience as possible.
It covers such topics as: Fundamentals of Combustion; Solid fuels, fire retardants and flammability tests; Fire Dynamics, Ignition; Fires in Structures and Transportation; Smoke transport, smoke control: Fire risk, fire statistics; Fire Effluents: Characterization, Toxicity and Environmental Damage and Clean-up; Wildfire, Human Behavior, Evacuation Strategies and Escape Provisions; Structural Fire Behavior; Fire Investigations, Explosions; and Fire Fighter operations. Including over 500 articles developed by leaders in the fire science community the encyclopedia provides a complete coverage of Fire Sciences and Engineering. Its international scope covers the best practices and regulations from around the world.