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Building Construction Related to the Fire Service, 2nd Edition

Building Construction Related to the Fire Service, 2nd EditionPhysical Product
  • By IFSTA
  • Pub. Date: Apr 1, 1999 by FPP/IFSTA.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-502225-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-502225-2

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  • Numerous case studies
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography notes for each chapter
  • Fully illustrated with photographs and drawings

This manual provides basic information about how buildings are designed and constructed and how this relates to fire control and prevention. It includes case studies of the behavior of buildings under fire conditions. It is valuable for fire fighters, fire inspectors, preincident planners, fireground commanders, and investigators. Meets FESHE model course outline.

Table of Contents

1.      Building Construction and the Fire Service

2.      Design Principles

3.      Building Classifications

4.      The Way Buildings Are Built–Structural Principles

5.      Building Materials

6.      Foundations

7.      Structural Systems

8.      Floors and Ceilings

9.      Walls

10.    Roofs

11.    Door and Window Assemblies

12.    Interior Finish

13.    Building Services and Subsystems

14.    Underground Facilities and Other Considerations

15.    Building Fire Protection Systems

16.    Buildings Under Construction

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