16. Fire Protection and Prevention

  1. Roger L. Brauer Ph.D. CSP, PE

Published Online: 23 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047175093X.ch16

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brauer, R. L. (2005) Fire Protection and Prevention, in Safety and Health for Engineers, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047175093X.ch16

Author Information

  1. Tolono, Illinois, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 4 NOV 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471291893

Online ISBN: 9780471750932

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Keywords:

  • fire protection and prevention;
  • physics and chemistry of fire;
  • industrial and process fire hazards

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physics and Chemistry of Fire

  • Behavior of Fire

  • Fire Hazards of Materials

  • Fire Safety in Buildings

  • Industrial and Process Fire Hazards

  • Life Safety

  • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems

  • Fire Extinguishment

  • Fire Departments

  • Exercises

  • Review Questions

  • Notes

  • Bibliography