Simplified Design for Building Fire Safety / Edition 1 by James Patterson, Patterson | | 9780471572367 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Simplified Design for Building Fire Safety / Edition 1

Simplified Design for Building Fire Safety / Edition 1

by James Patterson, Patterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471572365

ISBN-13: 9780471572367

Pub. Date: 11/01/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Organized into three sections, it begins with the phenomena of fire followed by the principles of design by which one develops a defense against fire disaster in buildings. Lastly, it deals with the hardware of fire control, communication and extinguishment. A thorough analysis of building code criteria regarding fire safety is included. Each chapter features study

Overview

Organized into three sections, it begins with the phenomena of fire followed by the principles of design by which one develops a defense against fire disaster in buildings. Lastly, it deals with the hardware of fire control, communication and extinguishment. A thorough analysis of building code criteria regarding fire safety is included. Each chapter features study aids along with questions and answers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471572367
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/01/1993
Series:
Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides Series, #16
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
9.69(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

ENVIRONMENTAL PROCESSES: HOW FIRES WORK.

Fire Phenomenon in Buildings.

Effects of Fire.

SOFT TECHNOLOGIES: DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR FIRE SAFETY.

Design Strategies.

Major Occupancy Classifications.

Defining Construction Types.

Design Guides for Major Occupancy Types.

Exits and Egress.

HARD TECHNOLOGIES: CONSTRUCTION COMPONENTS OF FIRE SAFETY.

Passive Construction Components.

Active Construction Components.

Appendices.

Glossary of Fire Terms.

Bibliography.

Index.

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