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Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation provides comprehensive coverage from historical, developmental, current, and practical perspectives. The author, uniquely qualified with years of experience in both on-site investigations and lab analyses, provides a resource that is unparalleled in depth and focus. The book is distinctive in that it not only discusses the appropriate techniques for fire scene investigation and the chemical analysis of fire debris, but it also focuses on the history of fire investigation and how the profession has evolved.
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A thorough and accessible book, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation provides not only the practical information necessary to conduct an effective inquiry but also with insight into the science, history, and theory behind what makes fire investigation a multi-faceted profession.
Fire and Science
The Chemistry and Physics of Combustion
Fire Investigation Procedures
Analysis of Ignitable Liquid Residues
Evaluation of Ignition Sources
Thirty Fire Scene Scenarios
The Mythology of Arson Investigation
Sources of Error in Fire Investigation
The Professional Practice of Fire Investigation