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  1. Design Fires for Use in Fire Safety Engineering

    (FB 29)

    By Christopher Mayfield, Danny Hopkin

    This text provides technical data and guidance on defining a robust and appropriate design fire for use in the fire safety engineering design of a building. It explains: what a design fire is how it can be determined the limitations of current methodologies experimental data and calculation...

    Published July 5th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  2. Water Mist Fire Protection in Offices

    Experimental Testing and Development of a Test Protocol

    By Kelvin Annable, Louise Jackman

    This report describes an experimental study that provides research information and data to assist with understanding the mechanisms for successful water mist fire protection systems in offices. Water mist systems are increasingly being considered and used in the UK for the fire protection of...

    Published June 29th 2011 by IHS BRE Press

  3. Quantitative Risk Assessment in Fire Safety

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran, David Charters

    Fire safety regulations in many countries require Fire Risk Assessment to be carried out for buildings such as workplaces and houses in multiple occupation. This duty is imposed on a "Responsible Person" and also on any other persons having control of buildings in compliance with the requirements...

    Published February 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Sprinkler Systems Explained

    A Guide to Sprinkler Installation Standards and Rules (BR 503)

    By Global Bre

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 6th 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems

    A Good Practice Guide (FB 19)

    By Corinne Williams

    Automatic sprinkler systems are a well established technology and have demonstrated their reliability and effectiveness in protecting life and property in industrial and commercial buildings over many years. This guide provides good practice guidance on designing, installing, commissioning and...

    Published June 10th 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Combustion Phenomena

    Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction

    Edited by Jozef Jarosinski, Bernard Veyssiere

    Extensively using experimental and numerical illustrations, Combustion Phenomena: Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation, and Extinction provides a comprehensive survey of the fundamental processes of flame formation, propagation, and extinction. Taking you through the stages of...

    Published February 12th 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Fire Safety and Security in Places of Worship

    (BR 499)

    This guide provides practical information on assessing the risk of fire and enhancing the security of places of worship of all faiths. It is aimed at everyone who is responsible for the care and safety of those who worship and those who visit, whether they are employed or volunteers, as well as...

    Published January 16th 2009 by IHS BRE Press

  8. Concrete for Fire Engineering

    Proceedings of the International Conference, Dundee, July 2008 (EP 90)

    Edited by Rajen Lavingia

    Concrete construction provides inherent fire resistance to structures, and properly designed and detailed concrete construction responds effectively to the requirements of fire safety. Advances in concrete technology enable structures not only to withstand adverse temperature differentials, but...

    Published July 4th 2008 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Fire Protection

    Systems and Response

    By Robert Burke

    The modern definition of firefighter no longer means “putting the wet stuff on the red stuff.” Emergency responders answer incidents ranging from fire alarm activations to elevator rescues and medical emergencies more often than full-blown fires. Consequently, responders increasingly interface with...

    Published November 6th 2007 by CRC Press

  10. Risk, Reliability and Societal Safety, Three Volume Set

    Proceedings of the European Safety and Reliability Conference 2007 (ESREL 2007), Stavanger, Norway, 25-27 June 2007

    Edited by Terje Aven, Jan Erik Vinnem

    Risk, Reliability and Societal Safety contains papers presented at the 16th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2007) in Stavanger, Norway, June 2007. Topics covered include: risk and reliability analysis methods; maintenance optimisation, and risk management. Special focus has been...

    Published July 5th 2007 by CRC Press