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NEW Edition Fire Protection Handbook®, 2008 Edition--NFPA FPH 2008

The new fully updated 20th edition FPHTM provides state-of-the-art, indepth coverage of every aspect of fire protection so you can eliminate knowledge gaps, avoid errors, and maintain your competitive edge. Features

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Two volumes 3400 pages 21 sections and 211 chapters--25 new


254 leading authorities provide answers and solutions Thousands of visuals


(see details page 3) Pricing

$ 330.00 List price

(inc GST)-- Hard Copy Version

Normal Member discounts apply (see page 4 for order form)

CD Rom Version Available Late March 2008

New 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 characterising ignitability, heat release rate and flame spread propensity.


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.


Security and Intrusion Detection Systems--provides a brief overview of

premises security systems as covered by NFPA 730: Guide for Premises Security and NFPA 731: Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems.

New Features


New 2 colour format--easy to read

and easy to find the information you need


Table of Contents--detailed chapter by



Tabs to locate chapters--get to you

chosen section easly and quickly

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Definition of Key Terms Focused sections--more, shorter

sections provide a more in depth focus


Self Adhesive Tabs for instant access


500 new photos, labels, charts, illustrations and diagrams

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Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section

Section Headings--Volume 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Safety in the Built Environment Basics of Fire and Fire Science Information and Analysis for Fire Protection Human Factors in Emergencies Fire and Life Safety Education Characteristics of Materials and Products Storage and Handling of Materials Special Equipment Processes and Facilities Building Services Fire Prevention Practices


Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section

Section Headings--Volume 2 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

Non-Emergency Fire Department Functions Organising for Public Sector Emergency Response Detection and Alarm Water Supplies for Fixed Fire Protection Water-Based Fire Suppression Equipment Fire Suppression Systems and Portable Fire Extinguishers Confining Fires Structural Fire Protection Protecting Occupancies Transportation Fire Safety

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