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Emphasis is on the practical aspects of determining causes of fires, with the theoretical underpinnings summarized in a way that should suffice for even advanced practitioners. The book is not meant as an introduction to fire science; readers are presumed to ha This hefty reference encompasses the field of ignition or, using an older term, inflammation of unwanted fires.
The audience is wide, including practitioners involved in investigating past fires as well as engineers seeking to minimize the potential for ignition in the buildings and facilities they design. After coverage of terminology and fundamentals, the well-referenced chapters discuss ignition of gases and vapors, dust clouds, liquids, common solids, and elements, as well as self-heating, explosives and pyrotechnics, external ignition sources, and preventive measures.
A section of color plates supports the text, and the final two chapters include information on specific materials and devices, and useful tables. The author heads a consulting firm in the field. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. More Details Original Title. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Ignition Handbook , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews.
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