ISBN-10:
1284136132
ISBN-13:
9781284136135
Pub. Date:
08/03/2016
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Brannigan's Building Construction For The Fire Service / Edition 5

Brannigan's Building Construction For The Fire Service / Edition 5

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Each new print copy of Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, Enhanced Fifth Edition also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2.

For over forty years, Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service has been the fire service's most trusted and comprehensive building construction resource available. Now in its Enhanced Fifth Edition, this bestselling resource continues to honor Frank Brannigan's legacy by instilling his passion for detail and extensive practical experience. His motto, "Know your buildings," impacts every aspect of this text.

This Enhanced Fifth Edition now features:

Coverage of the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services in Higher Education (FESHE) Building Construction for Fire Protection course objectives.
New stand-alone chapter on New, Light, Green (Solar), and Modular Construction.
Enhanced emphasis on tactical considerations found throughout the text.

Trust Brannigan's Building Construction for the Fire Service, Enhanced Fifth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access to provide straightforward information on different building types and their unique hazards needed to keep fire fighters safe on the job.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284136135
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 08/03/2016
Edition description: Enhanced
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter1 Introduction
Chapter2 Concepts of Construction
Chapter3 Methods and Materials of Construction
Chapter4 Building and Fire Codes
Chapter5 Fire Behavior and Building Construction
Chapter6 Features of Fire Protection
Chapter7 Wood Frame Construction
Chapter8 Heavy Timber Construction
Chapter9 Ordinary Construction
Chapter10 Noncombustible Construction
Chapter11 Fire-Resistive Construction
Chapter12 Firefighting Concerns of Green Construction
Chapter13 Specific Occupancy-Related Construction Hazards
Chapter14 Collapse
AppendixA Sprinkler System Design Occupancies
AppendixB FESHE Correlation Guide for Building Construction for Fire Protection

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