SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering

Editors: Hurley, Morgan J., Gottuk, Daniel T. and Hall Jr., John R. et.al.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

Single-User Purchase Price: $1199.00
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ISBN: 978-1-4939-2565-0
Category: Technology & Engineering - Engineering
Image Count: 1851
Book Status: Available
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As the definitive reference on fire protection engineering, this book provides thorough treatment of the current best practices in fire protection engineering and performance-based fire safety.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Dedication
  • Foreword
  • Metrication
  • 1 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics - Bart Merci
  • 2 Conduction of Heat in Solids - Ofodike A. Ezekoye
  • 3 Convection Heat Transfer - Arvind Atreya
  • 4 Radiation Heat Transfer - C. Lautenberger, C. L. Tien, K. Y. Lee and A. J. Stretton
  • 5 Thermochemistry - D. D. Drysdale
  • 6 Chemical Equilibrium - Raymond Friedman
  • 7 Thermal Decomposition of Polymeric Materials - Artur Witkowski, Anna A. Stec and T. Richard Hull
  • 8 Structural Mechanics - Luke A. Bisby
  • 9 Properties of Building Materials - V. K. R. Kodur and T. Z. Harmathy
  • 10 Chemical Kinetics and Fire - Gregory T. Linteris and John F. Griffiths
  • 11 Diffusion Flames - Ali S. Rangwala
  • 12 Fundamentals of Premixed Flames - Grunde Jomaas
  • 13 Fire Plumes, Flame Height, and Air Entrainment - Gunnar Heskestad
  • 14 Ceiling Jet Flows - Ronald L. Alpert
  • 15 Vent Flows - Takeyoshi Tanaka
  • 16 Effect of Combustion Conditions on Species Production - Daniel T. Gottuk and Brian Y. Lattimer
  • 17 Flammability Limits of Premixed and Diffusion Flames - Craig Beyler
  • 18 Ignition of Liquids - D. D. Drysdale
  • 19 Smoldering Combustion - Guillermo Rein
  • 20 Spontaneous Combustion and Self-Heating - Brian F. Gray
  • 21 Flaming Ignition of Solid Fuels - José Torero
  • 22 Electrical Fires - Vytenis Babrauskas
  • 23 Surface Flame Spread - Yuji Hasemi
  • 24 Smoke Characterization and Damage Potentials - Jeffrey S. Newman, Geary G. Yee and Paul Su
  • 25 Heat Transfer from Fires to Surfaces - Brian Y. Lattimer
  • 26 Heat Release Rates - Vytenis Babrauskas
  • 27 Calorimetry - Marc Janssens
  • 28 The Cone Calorimeter - Vytenis Babrauskas
  • 29 Compartment Fire Modeling - James G. Quintiere and Colleen A. Wade
  • 30 Estimating Temperatures in Compartment Fires - William D. Walton, Philip H. Thomas and Yoshifumi Ohmiya
  • 31 Zone Computer Fire Models for Enclosures - William D. Walton, Douglas J. Carpenter and Christopher B. Wood
  • 32 Modeling Fires Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) - Kevin McGrattan and Stewart Miles
  • 33 Enclosure Smoke Filling and Fire-Generated Environmental Conditions - Frederick W. Mowrer
  • 34 Methods for Predicting Temperatures in Fire-Exposed Structures - Ulf Wickström
  • 35 Fire Load Density - Mario Fontana, Jochen Kohler, Katharina Fischer and Gianluca De Sanctis
  • 36 Combustion Characteristics of Materials and Generation of Fire Products - Mohammed M. Khan, Archibald Tewarson and Marcos Chaos
  • 37 Performance-Based Design - Morgan J. Hurley and Eric R. Rosenbaum
  • 38 Fire Scenarios - George V. Hadjisophocleous and Jim R. Mehaffey
  • Appendix 1: Fire Scenarios in Risk Model FiRECAM
  • Appendix 2: Example Demonstrating Selection of Fire Scenarios
  • 39 Engineering Considerations for Fire Protection System Selection - Milosh Puchovsky and Craig Hofmeister
  • 40 Design of Detection Systems - Robert P. Schifiliti, Richard L. P. Custer and Brian J. Meacham
  • 41 Hydraulics - Kenneth E. Isman
  • 42 Automatic Sprinkler System Calculations - Russell P. Fleming
  • 43 Halon Design Calculations - Casey C. Grant
  • 44 Clean Agent Total Flooding Fire Extinguishing Systems - Philip J. DiNenno and Eric W. Forssell
  • 45 Carbon Dioxide Systems - Jeff Harrington and Joseph A. Senecal
  • 46 Water Mist Fire Suppression Systems - Jack R. Mawhinney and Gerard G. Back III
  • 47 Foam Agents and AFFF System Design Considerations - Joseph L. Scheffey
  • 48 Foam System Calculations - Hamid R. Bahadori
  • 49 Considerations for Coordinating and Interfacing Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems - David Jacoby, David LeBlanc, Jeffrey Tubbs and Andrew Woodward
  • 50 Smoke Control - John H. Klote
  • 51 Smoke Control by Mechanical Exhaust or Natural Venting - James A. Milke
  • 52 Structural Fire Engineering of Building Assemblies and Frames - Jean-Marc Franssen and Nestor Iwankiw
  • 53 Analytical Methods for Determining Fire Resistance of Steel Members - James A. Milke
  • 54 Analytical Methods for Determining Fire Resistance of Concrete Members - Charles Fleischmann, Andy Buchanan and Anthony Abu
  • 55 Analytical Methods for Determining Fire Resistance of Timber Members - Robert H. White
  • 56 Egress Concepts and Design Approaches - Richard W. Bukowski and Jeffrey S. Tubbs
  • 57 Selecting Scenarios for Deterministic Fire Safety Engineering Analysis: Life Safety for Occupants - Daniel Nilsson and Rita Fahy
  • 58 Human Behavior in Fire - Erica D. Kuligowski
  • 59 Employing the Hydraulic Model in Assessing Emergency Movement - Steven M. V. Gwynne and Eric R. Rosenbaum
  • 60 Computer Evacuation Models for Buildings - Erica D. Kuligowski
  • 61 Visibility and Human Behavior in Fire Smoke - Tokiyoshi Yamada and Yuki Akizuki
  • 62 Combustion Toxicity - David A. Purser
  • 63 Assessment of Hazards to Occupants from Smoke, Toxic Gases, and Heat - David A. Purser and Jamie L. McAllister
  • Appendix 1: Summary of Toxicity and Heat Hazard Assessment Model Calculation Equations
  • Appendix 2: Coburn-Forster-Kane Equation for the Uptake of Carbon Monoxide in Man
  • Appendix 3: Tenability Limits
  • 64 Engineering Data - S. M. V. Gwynne and K. E. Boyce
  • 65 Liquid Fuel Fires - D. T. Gottuk and D. A. White
  • 66 Fire Hazard Calculations for Large, Open Hydrocarbon Fires - Craig L. Beyler
  • 67 Vapor Clouds - Nicolas F. Ponchaut, Francesco Colella and Kevin C. Marr
  • 68 Effects of Thermal Radiation on People: Predicting 1st and 2nd Degree Skin Burns - Christopher J. Wieczorek and Nicholas A. Dembsey
  • 69 Flammable Gas and Vapor Explosions - Robert Zalosh
  • 70 Dust Explosions - Robert Zalosh
  • 71 BLEVES and Fireballs - Alfonso Ibarreta, Hubert Biteau and Jason Sutula
  • 72 Introduction to Fire Risk Analysis - John M. Watts Jr. and John R. Hall Jr.
  • 73 Probability and Statistics - John R. Hall Jr. and Francisco Joglar
  • 74 Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability - Francisco Joglar
  • 75 Building Fire Risk Analysis - Brian J. Meacham, David Charters, Peter Johnson and Matthew Salisbury
  • 76 Uncertainty - Kathy A. Notarianni and Gareth W. Parry
  • 77 Decision Analysis - H. A. Donegan
  • 78 Data for Engineering Analysis - Marty Ahrens and John R. Hall Jr.
  • 79 Measuring Consequences in Economic Terms - G. Ramachandran and John R. Hall Jr.
  • 80 Computer Simulation for Fire Risk Analysis - William G. B. Phillips, Rita F. Fahy and Douglas K. Beller
  • Appendix A: Handling Uncertainty
  • Appendix B: Analysis of Model Output
  • Appendix C: Monte Carlo Simulation Example
  • 81 Engineering Economics - John M. Watts Jr. and Robert E. Chapman
  • Appendix 1: Symbols and Definitions of Economic Parameters
  • Appendix 2: Functional Forms of Compound Interest Factors
  • Appendix 3: Interest Tables
  • 82 Fire Risk Indexing - John M. Watts Jr.
  • 83 Risk-Informed Industrial Fire Protection Engineering - Thomas F. Barry
  • 84 Product Fire Risk Analysis - John R. Hall Jr.
  • 85 Health Care Application of Quantitative Fire Risk Analysis - Håkan Frantzich
  • 86 The Building Envelope: Fire Spread, Construction Features and Loss Examples - Daniel J. O’Connor
  • 87 Wildland Fires - Albert Simeoni
  • 88 Fires in Vehicle Tunnels - Ricky Carvel and Haukur Ingason
  • 89 Fire Risk Analysis for Nuclear Power Plants - Nathan O. Siu, Nicholas Melly, Steven P. Nowlen and Mardy Kazarians
  • 90 Fire Risk in Mass Transportation - Armin Wolski and Jarrod Alston
  • Appendix 1 Conversion Factors
  • Appendix 2 Thermophysical Property Data
  • Appendix 3 Fuel Properties and Combustion Data
  • Appendix 4 Configuration Factors
  • Appendix 5 Piping Properties
  • References
  • Appendix 1: Conversion Factors
  • Appendix 2: Thermophysical Property Data
  • Appendix 3: Fuel Properties and Combustion Data
  • Appendix 4: Configuration Factors
  • Appendix 5: Piping Properties