Hazardous Materials Chemistry / Edition 2

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Overview

For the men and women who are responders to hazardous materials incidents, an understanding of the chemicals involved and the possible outcomes is critical. Now, responders have a book written just for them. Hazardous Material Chemistry covers the basic concepts of chemistry, emphasizing the decision-making process so that appropriate strategies and tactics will be chosen.
(Keywords: Hazmat)
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Explains chemicals involved and possible outcomes in hazardous materials incidents, covering basic concepts of chemistry and emphasizing the decision making process. Covers the names of chemical families and their general categorical hazards and incompatibilities, and provides real-world application of chemical principles. Includes safety tips, notes, and caution bars on terms and concepts, plus a glossary. Material is in chapters on chemical structure and physical effects, inorganic compounds, three types of organic compounds, and reference information. Author information is not given. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401880897
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/2/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 736,457
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Armando S. Bevelacqua is a retired, 35-year veteran of fire service. The former Chief of Special Operations, Homeland Security and Medical Command for the Orlando Fire Department, he is also an adjunct instructor for the National Fire Academy, a W.M.D./Haz-Mat instructor for the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and a fire and E.M.S. instructor for local colleges. The 2010 recipient of the "in the Zone" and "Level A" awards for service and leadership, Mr. Bevelacqua serves on several federal, state, and local committees, and is a member of the Inter-Agency Board (I.A.B.) for training and exercise development. He is a Technical Consultant and contributor to standards committees, including the N.F.P.A. 472 and N.F.P.A. 473 Technical Committees, and a frequent presenter on the issues of Technical Rescue, E.M.S., and Hazardous Materials and Management. Mr. Bevelacqua has published articles on a variety of subjects, including E.M.S. report writing and Emergency Medical Responses to Hazardous Materials Incidents, along with the Hazardous Materials Field Guide and Terrorism Handbook for Operational Responders. He holds a B.S. degree in Fire Engineering.
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Table of Contents

Forward. Acknowlegdments. Introduction. Chapter 1: Chemical Architecture and Physical Effects. Chapter 2: Inorganic Compounds. Chapter 3: Organic Compounds I:Organic Architecture. Chapter 4: Organic Compounds II-Non-Polar Compounds. Chapter 5: Organic Compounds III: Polar Compounds. Chapter 6: Application and Risk Assessment. Chapter 7: Science Officer's Resource List. Chapter 8: Glossary and Index.
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