Brannigan's Building Construction For The Fire Service, Student Workbook

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Dec 1, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 117 pages
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This resource is designed to encourage critical thinking and aid comprehension of the course material through: Case studies and corresponding questions Figure labeling exercises Matching, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and multiple-choice questions
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Concepts of Construction
Chapter 3 Methods and Materials of Construction Renovation and Demolition
Chapter 4 Building and Fire Codes
Chapter 5 Features of Fire Protection
Chapter 6 Wood Frame Construction
Chapter 7 Heavy Timber and Mill Construction
Chapter 8 Ordinary Construction
Chapter 9 Noncombustible Construction
Chapter 10 FireResistive Construction
Chapter 11 Specific Occupancy Details and Hazards
Chapter 12 Collapse
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Michael Brunkhorst and Glenn P. Corbett grew up in Waldwick and were educated in the Waldwick school system. Brunkhorst is a master jeweler by trade and serves as the president of the Waldwick Historical Society. Corbett is an assistant professor of fire science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He also serves as a captain in the Waldwick Fire Department and is a past president of the Ridgewood Historical Society.

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