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Kirk's Fire Investigation

Kirk's Fire Investigation - 6th edition

Kirk's Fire Investigation - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780131719224

ISBN10: 013171922X

Kirk
Edition: 6TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Kirk

ISBN13: 9780131719224

ISBN10: 013171922X

Edition: 6TH 07

Summary

Written by a forensic scientist with extensive education and training experience in all phases of fire and explosion investigation, this widely used book details all essential information. Now updated and expanded, it is in closer accordance to the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 921 Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigation, which is used at the National Fire Academy. This revision will help enhance the accuracy and reliability of your investigation.

Chapter topics examine the elementary chemistry of combustion; the nature and behavior of fire; combustion properties of liquid, gaseous, and solid fuels; sources of ignition; structure fires and their investigation; grass and wildland fires and their investigation; automobile, motor vehicle, and ship fires; electrical causes of fire; clothing and fabric fires; explosions and explosive combustion; chemical fires and hazardous materials; laboratory services; fire-related deaths and injuries; arson as a crime; and other investigative topics.

For public fire investigators, arson investigators, bomb/arson specialists, special investigations units, and fraud specialists.