ISBN13:978-0763778026 ISBN10: 0763778028 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0763744946 ISBN10: 0763744948
Edition/Copyright:4TH 08 Cover: Hardback Publisher:National Fire Protection Association Published: 04/06/2009 International: No
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Francis L. Brannigan
Francis L. Brannigan has decades of experience as a professional fire protection specialist. During World War II he directed a naval fire fighting school, commanded a sea going fire fighting unit, and was chief in the Army-Navy-Pancanal fire protection organization. He served for years as Public Safety Liaison for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. He developed programs for fire officers as well as a fire loss program. Mr. Brannigan has been honored by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers with full membership even though his degree was not taken in engineering. For various years he served on various committee on the National Fire Protection Association. In addition, the Chesapeake Chapter of International Society of Fire Instructors founded the Francis Brannigan Instructor of the Year Award in his honor.
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Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Concepts of Construction Chapter 3: Methods and Materials of Construction, Renovation, and Demolition Chapter 4: Building Codes Chapter 5: Features of Fire Protection Chapter 6: Wood Frame Construction Chapter 7: Heavy Timber Construction Chapter 8: Ordinary Construction Chapter 9: Non-Combustible Construction Chapter 10: Fire-Resistive Construction Chapter 11: Specific Occupancy Hazards Chapter 12: Collapse
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