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© 2016

SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering

  • Morgan J. Hurley (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Daniel Gottuk
  • John R. HallJr.
  • Kazunori Harada
  • Erica Kuligowski
  • Milosh Puchovsky
  • José Torero
  • John M. WattsJr.
  • Christopher Wieczorek

Benefits

  • The definitive reference on fire protection engineering, now expanded to three volumes

  • Available in electronic format for the first time

  • An indispensible source for reliable coverage of fundamentals, fire dynamics, hazard calculations, fire risk analysis, modeling and more

  • SFPE members, please contact SFPE for special discount price

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Bart Merci
    Pages 1-24
  3. Ofodike A. Ezekoye
    Pages 25-52
  4. Arvind Atreya
    Pages 53-101
  5. C. Lautenberger, C. L. Tien, K. Y. Lee, A. J. Stretton
    Pages 102-137
  6. D. D. Drysdale
    Pages 138-150
  7. Raymond Friedman
    Pages 151-166
  8. Artur Witkowski, Anna A. Stec, T. Richard Hull
    Pages 167-254
  9. Luke A. Bisby
    Pages 255-276
  10. V. K. R. Kodur, T. Z. Harmathy
    Pages 277-324
  11. Gregory T. Linteris, John F. Griffiths
    Pages 325-349
  12. Ali S. Rangwala
    Pages 350-372
  13. Grunde Jomaas
    Pages 373-395
  14. Gunnar Heskestad
    Pages 396-428
  15. Ronald L. Alpert
    Pages 429-454
  16. Takeyoshi Tanaka
    Pages 455-485
  17. Daniel T. Gottuk, Brian Y. Lattimer
    Pages 486-528
  18. D. D. Drysdale
    Pages 554-580
  19. Guillermo Rein
    Pages 581-603

About this book

Introduction

The definitive reference on fire protection engineering, now expanded to three volumes 

Available in electronic format for the first time

An indispensible source for reliable coverage of fundamentals, fire dynamics, hazard calculations, fire risk analysis, modeling and more

SFPE members, please contact SFPE for special discount price

Keywords

Best practices Configuration factors Conversion factors Fire alarms Fire dynamics Fire load density Fire protection engineering Fire risk analysis Fuel properties and combustion data Hazard calculation Human behavior in fire Modeling Performance-based fire safety Piping properties Sprinklers System selection and design Thermophysical property data Vehicular tunnels Wildland fires

Editors and affiliations

  • Morgan J. Hurley (Editor-in-Chief)
    • 1
  • Daniel Gottuk
    • 2
  • John R. HallJr.
    • 3
  • Kazunori Harada
    • 4
  • Erica Kuligowski
    • 5
  • Milosh Puchovsky
    • 6
  • José Torero
    • 7
  • John M. WattsJr.
    • 8
  • Christopher Wieczorek
    • 9
  1. 1.Aon Fire Protection EngineeringGreenbeltUSA
  2. 2.Hughes AssociatesBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.National Fire Protection AssociationQuincyUSA
  4. 4.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  5. 5.National Institute of Standards and TechnologyGaithersburgUSA
  6. 6.Worcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA
  7. 7.The University of QueenslandSt LuciaAustralia
  8. 8.The Fire Safety InstituteQuincyUSA
  9. 9.FM GlobalJohnstonUSA

About the editors

About the Editor-in-Chief: Morgan Hurley is a project director for Aon Fire Protection Engineering. He also serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland and California Polytechnic University. He holds bachelors and masters degrees in fire protection engineering, is a licensed professional engineer and he is a Fellow of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. About the Society: SFPE’s mission is to define, develop and advance the use of engineering best practices; expand the scientific and technical knowledge base; and educate the global fire safety community, in order to reduce fire risk. 

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