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New and Published Books

  1. External Fire Spread

    Building Separation and Boundary Distances, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Chitty

    While the risk of fire spread between buildings cannot be eliminated completely, the aim of calculating building separation distances is to ensure that ignition of a building adjacent to a fire is sufficiently delayed to allow the Fire Service to arrive on site and take preventative action. This...

    Published August 19th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  2. BIM in Small Practices

    Illustrated Case Studies

    Edited by Robert Klaschka

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is revolutionising architecture and construction, as more and more practices are realising the benefits it brings to design, sustainability, and construction. There is a perception that BIM is a process best left to large practices – requiring significant...

    Published July 9th 2014 by NBS

  3. Introduction to Crowd Science

    By G. Keith Still

    Demonstrates Real-World Case Studies from a Range of Event Sites Introduction to Crowd Science examines the growing rate of crowd-related accidents and incidents around the world. Using tools, methods, and worked examples gleaned from over 20 years of experience, this text provides an...

    Published June 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and...

    Published June 16th 2014 by NBS

  5. Fire from First Principles

    A Design Guide to International Building Fire Safety, 4th Edition

    By Paul Stollard

    Fire safety is a fundamental requirement of any building, and is of concern to several professions which contribute to the construction process. Following on from the success of the previous three editions, Paul Stollard has returned to update and expand this classic introduction to&...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Fire Performance of External Thermal Insulation for Walls of Multistorey Buildings

    By Sarah Colwell

    External cladding systems offer a potential route for fire spread through multi-storey buildings. This third edition of BR 135 sets out the principles and design methodologies related to the fire spread performance characteristics of non-loadbearing cladding systems, and provides revised guidance...

    Published May 24th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  7. Security Glazing: Is It All It's Cracked Up To Be?

    A Guide to the Selection of Effective Security Glazing

    By Craig Devine, Richard Flint

    The BRE Trust-funded research project ‘Security glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?’ followed a spate of burglaries in the West End of London in 2008. The burglaries in London used ‘smash-and-grab’ attacks to steal expensive goods such as jewellery and designer clothing from window...

    Published May 24th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  8. Performance-Based Fire Engineering of Structures

    By Yong Wang, Ian Burgess, František Wald, Martin Gillie

    Major events—notably the Broadgate fire in London, New York’s World Trade Center collapse, and the Windsor Tower fire in Madrid—as well as the enlightening studies at the Cardington fire research project have given international prominence to performance-based structural fire engineering. As a...

    Published June 22nd 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Fire Safety and Security in Retail Premises

    A Practical Guide for Owners, Managers and Responsible Persons (BR 508)

    By Bre Global

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 5th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  10. Automatic Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

    An Introductory Guide to Components and Systems

    By R. Dudley

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 5th 2011 by IHS BRE Press