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Building Construction for the Fire Service - 3rd edition

Building Construction for the Fire Service (ISBN10: 0763748854; ISBN13: 9780763748852)
ISBN13: 978-0763748852
ISBN10: 0763748854

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0877653813
ISBN10: 087765381X

Summary: Protect against the life-threatening dangers of building collapse!

Brannigan's book can save your life! Extensively updated, revised, and expanded, this 3rd edition text shows you how to recognize the signs of building collapse before it happens--so you can get out while there's still time. You'll be informed about critical topics such as...
  • The toxic combustion products of vermin- and moi
    sture-resistant treated wood
  • The outcome of multi-million-dollar lawsuits involving some fire-retardant treated plywood
  • The total collapse hazard to post-tensioned concrete buildings under construction
  • The dynamics of the "stack effect"...and more!
  • Photographs and illustrations help you visualize key concepts, so you can spot dangers on the job.
...show more
Summary: Protect against the life-threatening dangers of building collapse!

Brannigan's book can save your life! Extensively updated, revised, and expanded, this 3rd edition text shows you how to recognize the signs of building collapse before it happens--so you can get out while there's still time. You'll be informed about critical topics such as...
  • The toxic combustion products of vermin- and moisture-resistant treated wood
  • The outcome of multi-million-dollar lawsuits involving some fire-retardant treated plywood
  • The total collapse hazard to post-tensioned concrete buildings under construction
  • The dynamics of the "stack effect"...and more!
  • Photographs and illustrations help you visualize key concepts, so you can spot dangers on the job.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 92
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association
Year Published: 1992
International: No

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