Fire Protection Handbook, 2008 Edition
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    The 20th edition Fire Protection Handbook® (FPH®) covers a variety of fire protection and related subjects so you can learn the historical overview and apply fundamentals in your job. It is still being used as the main reference for Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS®) study and exams through 2023.

    • Two volumes with 3,500 pages of content, divided into 211 chapters
    • 254 leading authorities provide helpful insights and tactics
    • Thousands of visuals aid comprehension

    In the 20th edition FPH, chapters include:

    • Premises Security explores how to incorporate architectural, technical, and operational security elements into a comprehensive and effective security plan.
    • Protecting Against Extreme Events outlines how to increase a building's resilience to such events and better protect its occupants.
    • Flammability Hazard of Materials discusses test methods for measuring and characterizing ignitability, heat release rate, flame spread propensity, smoke yield and extinguishability components of flammability hazard for solid combustibles.
    • Strategies for Occupant Evacuation During Emergencies examines considerations that include building characteristics, occupant characteristics, criticality of building operations; and, outside influences such as weather or the threat of violence.

    (Print, 3,680 pp., 2008; PDF, 3,464 pp., 2008)

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