Synopses & Reviews
Designed as an informative reference manual for the beginning fire protection/ engineering student or practicing professional, Encyclopedia of Fire Protection, 2nd Edition is a useful tool for classroom training or as a handy desk reference. Full of insightful information, this edition remains current with the ever changing fire protection industry. Current terminology, codes, organizations and other need to know information is presented in a reader-friendly, engaging format.
About the Author
Dennis Nolan is a registered professional engineer in Fire Protection Engineering in the state of California with a B.S. in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. from Florida Institute of Technology. He has been listed in various Who's Who publications for over 15 years and was nominated to appear in the publication "Outstanding Individuals of the 20th Century."
Table of Contents
Encyclopedia Listings, A-Z. Notable Fires Throughout History. US Firefighter Fatalities, 1977-2003. Fire Safety Organizations. Fire Service Job Descriptions. Fire Service Apparatus. Code-and Standard-Making Organizations Containing Fire Safety Requirements. Fire-Resistance Ratings. College/University Programs in Fire Safety/Science Administration and Management. University Programs in Fire Safety Engineering. Acronyms. Bibliography.