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Collapse of Burning Buildings
A Guide to Fireground Safety
by Vincent Dunn

Collapse of Burning Buildings teaches you how to protect yourself from collapse by understanding why it occurs and the signs that lead to it, reviews general building design and construction methods, along with the types of collapses that occur and documents hazards that occur with master steam operations and buildings under construction.

Contents

  1. General Collapse Information
  2. Constructive Terms of Building Design
  3. Building Construction: Firefighting Problems and Structural Hazards
  4. Masonry Wall Collapse
  5. Collapse Dangers of Parapet Walls
  6. Wood Floor Collapse
  7. Sloping Peak Roof Collapse
  8. Timber Truss Roof Collapse
  9. Flat Roof Collapse
  10. Lightweight Steel Roof Collapse
  11. Lightweight Wood Truss Collapse
  12. Ceiling Collapse
  13. Stairway Collapse
  14. Fire Escape Collapse
  15. Wood-Frame Building Collapse
  16. Collapse Hazards of Building Under Construction
  17. Collapse Caused by Master Stream Operation
  18. Search and Rescue at a Building Collapse
  19. Safety Precautions Prior to Collapse
  20. Post-Fire Analysis

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Collapse of Burning Buildings
A Guide to Fireground Safety
by Vincent Dunn

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