ISBN-10:
1566701740
ISBN-13:
9781566701747
Pub. Date:
01/14/1997
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders: Street Chemistry / Edition 1

Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders: Street Chemistry / Edition 1

by Robert Burke

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Overview

The first thing you will notice about this book is that the chemistry in it is "hands-on" approach can be used everyday. Written specifically for response personnel, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders covers all hazards for chemicals, including multiple and "hidden" hazards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566701747
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/14/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction The Basics of Chemistry The Atom Ionic Bonding Covalent Bonding Salts Non-Metal Compounds Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Chemical Statistics Review Questions Explosives Definitions Phases of Explosions Types of Explosions Components of an Explosion Types of Chemical Explosives Yield vs. Order Divisions 1.1 to 1.3

Divisions 1.4 to 1.6

Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Military Explosives Review Questions Compressed Gases Flammable Gases Flammable Range Vapor Density Hydrocarbon Families Hydrocarbon Derivatives Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Non-Flammable Gases Hydrocarbon Derivatives Incidents Poison Gases Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Review Questions Flammable Liquids Effects of Temperature Boiling Point Flash Point Factors Affecting Boiling Point Vapor Density Specific Gravity Polymerization/Plastics Ignition Temperature Flammable Range Animal/Vegetable Oils Fire Extinguishing Agents Hydrocarbons Hydrocarbon Derivatives Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Review Questions Flammable Solids Division 4.1 Flammable Solids Sublimation/Flash Point Solids Incidents Combustible Dusts Division 4.2 Spontaneously Combustible Spontaneous Ignition Pyrophoric Solids and Liquids Incidents Division 4.3 Dangerous When Wet Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Review Questions Oxidizers Division 5.1 Oxidizers Oxysalts Peroxide Salts Inorganic Acid Oxidizers Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Division 5.2 Organic Peroxides Incident Review Questions Poisons Types of Exposure Routes of Exposure Effects of Exposure Etiologic Effects Variables of Toxic Effects Dose/Response Susceptible Target Organs Rates of Exposure Defense Mechanisms for Toxic Materials Toxic Elements Toxic Salts Hydrocarbons Hydrocarbon Derivatives Miscellaneous Toxic Materials Pesticides Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Military Chemical Warfare Agents Incidents Review Questions Radioactive Materials Radioactive Elements and Compounds Uranium Compounds Radium Compounds Cobalt Iodine Review Questions Corrosives Inorganic Acids Strength and Concentration pH Organic Acids Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Dilution vs. Neutralization Incidents Review Questions Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials Elevated Temperature Materials Other Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials Top 50 Industrial Chemicals Incidents Review Questions Glossary Appendix List of Acronyms and Recognized Abbreviations Numbers to Remember Resource Guide Selected Technical References IUPAC Rules of Nomenclature Answers to Review Questions

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