ISBN-10:
1284136116
ISBN-13:
9781284136111
Pub. Date:
07/20/2016
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Principles Of Fire Behavior And Combustion / Edition 4

Principles Of Fire Behavior And Combustion / Edition 4

by Richard Gann, Raymond Friedman
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Based on the National Fire Academy's Fire Behavior and Combustion model curriculum.

Without a comprehensive grasp of how fires start and spread, informed decisions on how to best control and extinguish fires can not be made. Principles of Fire Behavior and Combustion, Enhanced Fourth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access will provide readers with a thorough understanding of the chemical and physical properties of flammable materials and fire, the combustion process, and the latest in suppression and extinguishment. The Fourth Edition of this time-tested resource is the most current and accurate source of fire behavior information available to fire science students and on-the-job fire fighters today.

The Enhanced Fourth Edition features:

Complete coverage of the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Fire Behavior and Combustion model curriculum.
A clear, reader-friendly style to help simplify even the most challenging subject matter.
Practice problems incorporated throughout the text to help bridge the gap between theory and application on the fireground.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284136111
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 07/20/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 298
Sales rank: 170,293
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter1 Fire Measurement and the SI System of Units
Chapter2 Chemical Elements and Compounds: Atoms and Molecules
Chapter3 Physical and Chemical Change
Chapter4 Flow of Fluids
Chapter5 Heat Transfer
Chapter6 Combustion, Fire and Flammability
Chapter7 Fire Characteristics: Gaseous Combustibles
Chapter8 Fire Characteristics: Liquid Combustibles
Chapter9 Fire Characteristics: Solid Combustibles
Chapter10 Combustion Products
Chapter11 Smoke and Heat Hazards
Chapter12 Movement of Fire Gases
Chapter13 Fire Fighting Chemicals
Chapter14 Computational Modeling of Fires
AppendixA FESHE Correlation for Fire Behavior and Combustion

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