Smoke Control Books

  • Guidance Manual for the Minimisation of NDMA and other Nitrosamines in Drinking and Recycled Water

    N‐nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) is a nitrogen‐containing organic compound that has known carcinogenic properties. NDMA has been a health concern for some industries for a number of years as it is used in rubber formulations, as a fire retardant, antioxidant, additive for lubricants and softener of copolymers; it is also a degradation product of ...

  • ASTM Fire Standards and Related Technical Material: 7th Edition (Print - 2-Volume Set)

    This new 2-volume set provides 246 ASTM standards, 7 California Technical Bulletins, 8 CFRs, and 8 FM Global Fire Test Methods, all of which play a vital role in many aspects of fire and fire-related properties. They include test methods, practices, specifications and guides that are used to analyze and assess fire performance of materials, ...

  • ASTM Fire Standards and Related Technical Material: 7th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new 2-volume set provides 246 ASTM standards, 7 California Technical Bulletins, 8 CFRs, and 8 FM Global Fire Test Methods, all of which play a vital role in many aspects of fire and fire-related properties. They include test methods, practices, specifications and guides that are used to analyze and assess fire performance of materials, ...

  • Very Large-Scale Fires

    The first volume of its kind to explore the hazards and risks associated with massive complex fire phenomena in order to expand understanding of fire behavior. 11 comprehensive, peer-reviewed papers cover: Rapid or Large Structure Fires -- Four papers explore rapidly developing fires, including the wind-driven fire at the Branch Davidian ...

  • International Approaches to Securing Radioactive Sources Against Terrorism

    As a result of arms control efforts over the past 50 years, nuclear material is subject to strict national controls and tough international treaties. But there are still almost no controls, other than a voluntary International Atomic Energy Agency code of conduct, on the sorts of radiological sources used to make radiological dirty bombs. ...

  • International Approaches to Securing Radioactive Sources Against Terrorism

    As a result of arms control efforts over the past 50 years, nuclear material is subject to strict national controls and tough international treaties. But there are still almost no controls, other than a voluntary International Atomic Energy Agency code of conduct, on the sorts of radiological sources used to make radiological dirty bombs. ...

  • Practical Guide to Smoke and Combustion Products from Burning Polymers

    This Practical Guide presents one of the most complete overviews of this important topic, covering smoke generation (including obscuration, toxicity, corrosivity), small and large scale smoke assessment, regulation of smoke, and methods of controlling smoke by plastics formulation. In particular this book focuses on the assessment of fire hazard ...

  • Fire in Tropical Savannas

    The ten-year research program and the Kapalga fire experiment at CSIRO in Australia has provided a wealth of knowledge about savanna ecosystems and the critical but poorly understood role of fire. The frequent low intensity fires examined in this volume characterize fire in the tropics and are a dominant force in shaping the structure and function ...

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